Police Investigate Pipe Bomb Incidents

Police Investigate Pipe Bomb Incidents

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(KSL News) Police need your help tracking down those behind a series of pipe bombings around the Salt Lake valley.

The latest was an explosion in a dumpster at Canyon Rim elementary school Monday night.

Police Investigate Pipe Bomb Incidents

About 200 homemade bombs have been reported in Salt Lake county so far this year, and police expect more are coming.

Bob Halloran/Salt Lake County bomb technician: "We're not just seeing the low-level enhanced firework calls. We're seeing people spending a lot of time and effort creating these devices. And they're a lot more destructive."

Police believe teenagers are behind the devices and are making them using information from the internet.

But regardless of the intent, making a pipebomb or explosive device of any type, can result in serious charges.

If you have any information on any of these explosions, please contact the Salt Lake Police Department.

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