Kansas: Pipe bomb found on Ottawa University campus leads to 3-hour lockdown


Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies are trying to find out how and why a pipe bomb was placed on Ottawa University’s campus.

According to new information released by the Ottawa police department, the “suspicious device” that caused a three-hour campus lock down Friday afternoon was confirmed to be a pipe bomb and removed by the Olathe Fire Department Bomb Squad for further examination.

Police were initially dispatched to the campus just after 1 p.m. Friday after campus security reported a suspicious device. The device was located in a parking lot away from any structures.

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Source: The Ottawa Herald