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Explosive device found in minivan in NW Arkansas

September 07, 2013|by the Accociated Press

ROGERS, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say a bomb squad has defused a small explosive device that was found in a minivan in northwest Arkansas.
 
Rogers Police said in a news release that the explosive device was discovered on Saturday morning after officers responded to a crash involving a car and a minivan.
 
Police said the driver of the minivan initially fled, but returned after witnesses described hearing a gunshot.
 
Authorities say the driver was bleeding at the hand and was taken to the hospital.
 
Police said officers learned that there could be a small explosive device in the minivan, so they blocked off the area.
 
A bomb squad confirmed that there was an explosive device and defused it.
 
Rogers Police arrested the driver of the minivan for several warrants. More charges are expected.

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