KETR Local
8:35 am
Fri March 26, 2010

Pipe bomb found in Tyler-area mailbox


Troup – Another incendiary device has been located in an east Texas mailbox, bringing the count to more than 20 across the region in the past couple of weeks.

The latest incident was reported in Troup, located near Tyler.

A postal worker reportedly found the suspicious device, which is being described as crudely-made pipe bomb. The Post Office, nearby city hall and Methodist church were evacuated.

The ATF is now investigating the incident.