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Fake sticks of dynamite force evacuation in Sunset Hills

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By KMOV Web Producer By KMOV Web Producer
By KMOV Web Producer By KMOV Web Producer

(KMOV) -- Mayor Bill Nolan of Sunset Hills, Missouri said police took a call from someone reporting suspicious packages in front of a home in the 400 block of Spears Street.

The home where the suspected bomb was found was recently foreclosed.  A bank representative found the item in the basement of the home and notified police.

When officers arrived, they found what appeared to be 10 sticks of dynamite and a detonator.  Around 1:00 p.m., St Louis County's bomb and arson squad was activated and neighbors were evacuated. Bomb and arson determined the be a novelty clock and not a real bomb.

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