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December 13, 2011 at 1:01 PM

Bomb robot destroys 'glorified firework' in Tukwila

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Tukwila police say an explosive device found in a car today turned out to be a “glorified firework.”

Tukwila police spokesman Mike Murphy said officers spotted the device inside a car they pulled over just after noon at the corner of South 124th Street and 42nd Avenue South. The device was described as a plastic tube, about six to eight inches long, with a fuse, Murphy said.

Tukwila police used bomb-detonation robot to destroy the device, Murphy said. Traffic was diverted during the incident.

Murphy said the driver was arrested for a criminal traffic violation. Any charges related to the device will be filed later after an investigation, he said.

 

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