Possible pipe bomb has Red Deer police on high alert

Red Deer RCMP are investigating an incident involving a suspicious item, believed to be a pipe bomb, found in the Woodlea neighbourhood on Thursday afternoon.

Red Deer RCMP are investigating an incident involving a suspicious item, believed to be a pipe bomb, found in the Woodlea neighbourhood on Thursday afternoon.

At 3:28 p.m. on Thursday, police received a report of a suspicious item in a secure City of Red Deer electrical substation at 5330-47th Street.

The street was closed while the RCMP Explosives Disposal Unit removed and secured the suspicious item. The investigation is currently ongoing and more information will be released once it becomes available.

If you have any information on this incident, call Red Deer City RCMP at 403-343-5575 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.tipsubmit.com

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