Authorities discover, detonate pipe bomb in St. Clair County - KMOV.com

Authorities discover, detonate pipe bomb in St. Clair County

(KMOV) -- Authorities detonated a pipe bomb in St. Clair County after a man discovered the item on his property late Sunday evening.

The man discovered the bomb on his property located in the 3800 block of Bethel Mine Road near Caseyville in rural St. Clair County just after 7:00 p.m.

Several departments including: the FBI, Scott Air Force Base and the Hollywood Heights Fire Department were called to the scene.

The St. Louis Post Dispatch reports that a robotic tool was brought in from Scott Air Force Base to detonate the item.

Authorities do not have any information on who is responsible for bomb at this time.

No one has been reported injured.

An investigation is ongoing.

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