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Lewiston worker finds pipe bomb, brings it to town

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LEWISTON, Idaho. - A bomb squad from Spokane was called to help after a Lewiston worker found a pipe bomb by the side of a remote road and brought it to a local store.
     
The Nez Perce Tribal Police told the Lewiston Tribune that an employee with the Lewiston Orchards Irrigation District found the pipe bomb and brought it to a smoke shop Tuesday afternoon.
     
Nez Perce Tribal Police Chief Leslie Hendrick says police cleared the store, cordoned off the parking lot and warned nearby residents to stay away until the bomb squad was able to dispose of the device. The explosive was described as a 1-foot long metal pipe with caps and a fuse that appeared to have been previously lit.

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