Possible pipe bomb in SLC found not to be explosive, Redwood Road reopens

Posted at 2:28 PM, Jul 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-13 19:14:43-04

SALT LAKE CITY – A suspected pipe bomb discovered in a car in Salt Lake City was found to be not explosive, police confirmed Wednesday evening.

At about 2:20 p.m., Salt Lake City police stopped a vehicle at 1039 S. Redwood Road. One of the passengers said there was a bomb inside the car, police say.

Redwood Road was closed in both directions between California and Indiana Avenues. The bomb squad assisted in the motor vehicle enforcement, according to a tweet from SLCPD. The road has since reopened.

Officers have two suspects in custody.

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