Suspicious Object Discovered in Yakima
Yakima PD say they are investigating the discovery of a "suspicious object" found in a resident's yard today.
A Yakima Police Officer on routine patrol was flagged down at 12:40pm in the 300 Block of S. 7th Street by a resident who had discovered a suspicious object near his yard.
The object is described as 12 inch long cylinder resembling a possible explosive device.
Officials say near-by residences were cleared for their safety, and explosives disposal experts from The Yakima Training Center arrived to assist.
The team from The Yakima Training Center safely disarmed and disposed of the object which police say "was found to be a tube filled with fireworks."
Yakima police detectives are conducting a follow-up investigation.
Anyone with information related to this case is asked to call 575-6200 or 911 (after hours).