Pipe Bomb-Like Device Prompts Evacuation Of Paint Creek State Park Campground


UPDATED: Sunday August 18, 2013 3:15 PM

Campers were evacuated after a device that looked like a pipe bomb was found at a vacant campsite.

According to a spokesman for Paint Creek State Park, located in Bainbridge, the unidentified device was found at about 9:45 a.m.

Officials said that the device bore a resemblance to a pipe bomb.

Columbus fire and bomb squad officials were contacted and responded.

The device was taken to a safe location, where it was disposed of.

No one was injured.

The camp was evacuated but was expected to reopen later on Sunday.

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