UPDATE: More details released on PSU suspicious device

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PITTSBURG, Kans. — Authorities have released new information on the suspicious device found on PSU’s campus Wednesday afternoon.

The Kansas State Highway Patrol’s Hazardous Device Unit responded to the scene Wednesday evening, and aided in dismantling the object.

The Unit says the device contained a small amount of incendiary components. These pieces of interest are being sent to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation’s Forensic Laboratories for further examination.

So far no suspects have been developed.


PITTSBURG, Kans. — A suspicious device has been found on Pittsburg State University’s campus.

Wednesday afternoon, officers with the Pittsburg Police Department responded to the 1500 block of S. Joplin Street in Pittsburg after campus police reported a suspicious device.

Officers have since located the device and have contacted the Kansas State Highway Patrol’s Hazardous Device Unit to assist in the investigation.

If you have any information on this case you are asked to contact PPD at (620) 231-1700.

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