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Bomb Squad Investigates Suspicious Device in South Jordan

Bomb Squad Investigates Suspicious Device in South Jordan



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SOUTH JORDAN, Utah (AP) -- A propane tank with a clock and note attached was thrown at a suburban home Tuesday, forcing three people inside to evacuate, police said.

No one was injured. Neighbors in about a dozen homes were asked to leave or at least stay inside away from doors and windows for two hours, South Jordan police Lt. Dan Starks said.

Authorities disabled the clock with a water gun and seized the tank, he said.

"We're looking at possible suspects to see if this was a random act or a targeted act," Starks said.

The small tank, commonly used on a barbecue grill, apparently was thrown at a garage window, shattering it, before landing in a flower bed where it was found around 6 a.m., he said.

Starks declined to discuss the note.

Bomb Squad Investigates Suspicious Device in South Jordan

A man lives in the home with two teenagers. South Jordan is about 20 miles south of Salt Lake City.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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