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Suspicious device found lying on Belleville street identified as piece of piping

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By Eric Lorenz By Eric Lorenz
By Eric Lorenz By Eric Lorenz
By Eric Lorenz By Eric Lorenz

BELLEVILLE, Illinois (KMOV.com) -- A suspicious device found lying on a Belleville, Illinois street Wednesday morning was determined to be a piece of piping.

According to Captain Don Sax of the Belleville Police Department, a call came in at 7:31 a.m. about the device lying near the intersections of Old Collinsville Road near West Boulevard.

Officers secured the area until the device was identified as a piece of piping. Officials said the piping may have fallen off a utility truck.

Authorities closed West Boulevard from Lebanon Ave to East B Street while the device was being investigating. Old Collinsville Road was also closed between Lebanon and West Boulevard.

All intersections have since reopened.

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