Explosive Device Found in White County

JUDSONIA, Ark. -  Officials responded to a call about a suspicious device seen between Bald Knob and Judsonia before noon on Monday. 

Officials say that the device was found along Conway Road . The Sheriff's Office called in the Arkansas State Police Bomb Squad. After arriving, the squad determined that the device was a helium tank with a homemade fuse and considered it an "IED".

State Police was able to disable it and took the device with them to destroy.

Authorities say there have been no other items found.

If you have any information, you are asked to call the White County Sheriffs Department  at (501) 279-6279.


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