Possible explosive device determined to be safe, removed from Colorado Springs home

A possible explosive device was found in a home on Wynkoop Drive in Colorado Springs Friday afternoon. / Mike Duran - FOX21 News
A possible explosive device was found in a home on Wynkoop Drive in Colorado Springs Friday afternoon. / Mike Duran - FOX21 News

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Authorities say a WWII-era explosive device discovered in a Colorado Springs home Friday morning was found to be inert and has been removed.

Police said a property manager was clearing out a rental home on Wynkoop Drive, which is in the area of Chelton Road and Palmer Park Boulevard, when he found what appeared to be a vintage military explosive. A bomb squad went to the home to investigate the device.

Police said around 3:15 p.m. that the device was found to be inert and has been removed from the area.

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