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Cal City Police on scene of 'found explosive device'

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Posted at 6:16 PM, Jul 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-04 21:50:07-04

The California City Police Department is on scene at a home where a reported bomb was found.

California City Police issued an alert at 6 p.m. Wednesday, saying the explosive device was found about a mile from the California City Prison. Officials have closed off 20 Mule Team Parkway at the prison's main entrance. 

According to Cal City Police, the device "was reported to be a large home made explosive."

Police say because of the remote location, no evacuations have been ordered.