Suspicious device safely detonated in Beavercreek

Suspicious device in Beavercreek. (WDTN Photo/Kris Sproles)
Suspicious device in Beavercreek. (WDTN Photo/Kris Sproles)

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (WDTN) – Beavercreek police blocked a heavily traveled road through the city for a couple of hours Wednesday after a suspicious device was found.

Police say the device was some type of PVC pipe with capped ends and pellets inside, was found around 9:30 a.m. in a flower bed on North Fairfield Road at Beaver Vu Drive.

The Dayton Bomb Squad was called to the scene to safely remove the device.  It was detonated as a precaution.

Suspicious device found in Beavercreek on North Fairfield Road. (WDTN Photo/Kris Sproles)
Suspicious device found in Beavercreek on North Fairfield Road. (WDTN Photo/Kris Sproles)

The Frisch’s Restaurant was closed for a short time as crews investigated.  Workers were told to stay inside.

Fairfield Road has now re-opened to traffic.

 

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