Pipe Bomb Found at Columbia Park

A Kennewick Parks Department employee made an unusual find this morning.

While emptying trash the employee found what was believed to be a possible pipe bomb.

Officers examined the suspicious device, which was found just before 9 a-m near the Kiwanis building and determined the device was a possible threat.

A perimeter was set up and the Richland Bomb Squad responded.

The device was in fact a pipe bomb and was safely disposed of.

The search of the area found no additional devices.

No injuries were reported.