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Officials dispose of pipe bomb found in St. George

Officials dispose of pipe bomb found in St. George

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ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) -- Police in southern Utah say the discovery of a pipe bomb on a city street appears to have been an isolated incident, and there's no indication anyone in particular was a target.

St. George police spokesman Johnny Heppler says a bomb squad removed the device after a person at a business reported seeing it in the roadway Monday morning near 600 North and Red Rock Road.

Heppler says the device was taken to a remote area where it was destroyed.

There were no injuries or property damage.

Heppler tells The Spectrum of St. George the device was made of plastic piping and had a fuse. It was almost a foot long.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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