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Monday, April 25, 2011

Improvised Explosive Device Discovered On An Overpass In Brownsville


Reported by: Cristina Rendon
Last Update: 9:35 am

BROWNSVILLE - Police say a passerby on the southbound side of Highway 77 noticed what looked like a grenade near the FM 1732 overpass and alerted authorities around 5 p.m. Sunday.

The improvised explosive device or I-E-D was disarmed by a bomb squad using a robot. No one was hurt. Parts of Highway 77 were closed for several hours.

Police are continuing to investigate.