BARTLESVILLE, Okla. — Update: According to Bartlesville Police, officers found what appeared to be a pipe bomb in the Walgreens parking lot, near Washington Boulevard and Nowata Road. The Tulsa Police Department’s bomb squad assisted the Bartlesville Police Department in the disarming the device to start the investigation. The bomb squad “shot” what they believe to be a homemade pipe bomb. They will be sending the device to a lab to see what it contains. Police are still looking for who placed the device in the parking lot.
Bartlesville police and firefighters are investigating a 'suspicious device' in a Walgreens parking lot on Wednesday afternoon.
Officers responded to a call around 3 p.m. to the store off SE Washington Blvd and arrived to find what police say looks like a pipe bomb in the parking lot south of the drive-through.
Police evacuated the area as they wait on the Tulsa Police Bomb squad to arrive and help.
The Bartlesville Police Department is asking people to avoid the area.
Bartlesville Police and Fire are currently on the scene investigating a suspicious device located in the Walgreens parking lot.
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