Bomb Scare Prompts Evacuations

By: KKTV
By: KKTV

Residents at the El Vecino Apartments are back in their homes after a bomb scare forced residents to evacuate Monday.

The suspicious device turned out to be a fake bomb made out of clay. Authorities tell KKTV 11 News it was attached to a real cell phone and placed in a briefcase.

A manager reportedly found the fake device around 1:40 p.m. during an eviction. The building was evacuated as a precaution while the bomb squad investigated.

The El Vecino apartments are near Monterey and Circle in Colorado Springs.


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:
KKTV 520 E. Colorado Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Office: (719) 634-2844 Fax: (719) 632-0808 News Fax: (719) 634-3741
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 237091271 - kktv.com/a?a=237091271
Gray Television, Inc.