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Bomb squad called to Lynnwood apartment complex after ‘possible explosive device’ reported

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LYNNWOOD, Wash. — The WSP bomb squad is responded to the report of a “possible explosive device” Monday at a Lynnwood apartment complex.

According to Lynnwood police, the fire department was at the complex in the 5200 block of 168th Street SW performing an inspection around 11:30 a.m. when they were notified by a complex employee that there was a suspicious device left by a former tenant.

Officials said the device was located in a garage and appeared to be dangerous. The 30-unit apartment complex evacuated as a precaution.

A nearby business was also evacuated and officials said Beverly Elementary was placed on modified lockdown.

Stay with Q13 FOX for updates on this developing story.

5200 168th Street Southwest, Lynnwood, WA

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