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December 10, 2014 at 5:22 PM

1 barricaded in Puyallup house with possible explosive device

Update, Thursday, 5:35 a.m. | Police activity ended early Thursday morning and the suspect was not located, according to a tweet from the Puyallup Police Department. An explosive device was secured and the suspect is still at large, police say.

Update at 9 p.m.: The Puyallup Police Department says officers are still at the scene where a person is barricaded inside a house. Roads in the area are closed.

Original post: A person is barricaded inside a Puyallup house with a possible explosive device, police said.

Officers are at the scene in the 2000 block of Eighth Street Southwest, the Puyallup Police Department said around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. Ninth Street Southwest between 17th Avenue Southwest and 23rd Avenue Southwest is closed for police activity.

Residents should avoid the area, the police department said.

 

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