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Updated: Del City officials confirm suspicious item deemed harmless

Updated 1:45 p.m.

Police and bomb squad are clearing the scene.

Officials have confirmed that the pipe was not an explosive.

DEL CITY, Okla. – Officials are working to defuse a potentially dangerous situation in Del City Saturday afternoon.

Authorities responded to the 4000 block of Koelsch Dr. in Del City after a landlord reported finding a possible explosive.

Police say the landlord was cleaning out a rent house when they found what looks like a pipe bomb inside the residence.

Both the bomb squad and Del City police are on scene.

Officials have evacuated neighbors on each side of the residence as a precaution, according to Del City police department’s Lt. Brad Rule.

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