Explosive device found near Park Blocks in Eugene

Police responded to the scene around 11:10 a.m. when a nearby business owner reported hearing a loud explosion and seeing sparks.

Posted: Oct 23, 2021 2:30 PM
Updated: Oct 23, 2021 2:40 PM

EUGENE, Ore.--- Eugene Police found an explosive device by Park Blocks Saturday morning.

Police responded to the scene around 11:10 a.m. when a nearby business owner reported hearing a loud explosion and seeing sparks.

Initial investigation revealed the device was custom-made and not commercially available. 

The device appeared to have already detonated, police said. They said it was not fireworks.

No injuries were reported and no properties were damaged, police said.

Police said there is currently no threat to the community. Investigation is ongoing.

No witnesses observed a suspect or possible person of interest, according to police.

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