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Bomb technicians called out to Frito Lay plant in Roberts for suspicious device

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ROBERTS, Wis. (AP) — Bomb technicians have been called to a village in St. Croix County.

Police in Roberts say what appeared to be a homemade incendiary device was found in a suspicious vehicle in a lot behind the Frito Lay plant about 2:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 10th.

Two people were detained and the Marathon County bomb squad was called.

Police secured the area and closed a portion of Highway 12 nearby.

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  • Lauren

    And a bomb threat was made in Hudson , WI at one of the schools…not far from Roberts….I hope these two incidents have been investigated for potential relation

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