Sheriff’s office: Hwy. shuts down after reported pipe bomb found in Washington Co., MO

Sheriff’s office: Hwy. shuts down after reported pipe bomb found in Washington Co., MO
It was found north of Simpson Rd. on Highway 21.

POTOSI, MO (KFVS) - The Washington County, Missouri Sheriff’s Office reported a pipe bomb was found and Highway 21 was shut down on Friday, Feb. 8 around 6:30 p.m.

It was found north of Simpson Rd. on Highway 21. The road is now open.

The St. Louis Regional Bomb Squad was called to investigate.

Traffic was being diverted across Hwy. E and Hwy. 47.

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