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BPD's Bomb Squad called out to Copart Auto Storage for an alleged explosive device

Object that appeared to be a pipe bomb was found
Posted at 5:41 PM, Dec 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-20 20:41:02-05

The Bakersfield Police Department's Bomb Squad was called out to a southeast Bakersfield business Wednesday morning after receiving reports of a suspicious device.

Officers responded to Copart Auto Auctions on Coy Lane at 7:14 a.m. after an alleged explosive device was found inside of a nearby car.

The Bomb Squad inspected the inside of the car and found an object that appeared to be a pipe bomb.

There was no explosive material found and the Bomb Squad rendered the device safe.

No one was hurt in the investigation.