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Pipe bomb found in Grand Rapids garage

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) Police in Grand Rapids called out the bomb squad Friday after a pipe bomb was found in a garage.

Police were called to the 1800 block of Madison Avenue SE around 10:30 Friday morning after a court officer found what appeared to be an improvised explosive device in the garage of a home where there had been a recent eviction.

There, police found a cylindrical object covered in tape with a fuse sticking out of it.

The bomb squad responded and after x-raying the device discovered it was a pipe bomb taped to another can of highly flammable fluid.

Bomb squad technicians were able to render the device safe through a controlled explosion and bomb robots.

No one was injured, the incident remains under investigation.