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Police find explosive material in car in North County; owner receives ticket

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St. Louis County Bomb and Arson Squad is on the scene of a possible explosive in North County. A car may have explosives inside. Credit: KMOV St. Louis County Bomb and Arson Squad is on the scene of a possible explosive in North County. A car may have explosives inside. Credit: KMOV
NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOV.com) -

A unit from the St. Louis County Bomb and Arson Squad is investigating a car in which explosive material was found inside.

The car is located near the intersection of Patterson and Cypress Creek. Police say a nearby resident saw a van and said it sounded like gunshots were coming from the van.

The bomb squad and police are on scene. They found several long guns, Tannerite, and fireworks inside the car.

A few nearby apartments were evacuated.

Valie Avenue was blocked off near the scene for some time.

The man who owns the van received a ticket.

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