An explosive device was found outside of a courthouse in Deming, New Mexico on Monday.
Suspicious devices were also found at a probation center in Las Cruces and the US Attorney’s office in Albuquerque, however, they turned out to be harmless, ABC News reported.
Police asked people to avoid the area near Luna County Magistrate Court.
ABC News reported:
Authorities in three New Mexico cities are investigating suspicious devices found Monday.
In Deming, New Mexico, located about 35 miles from the southern border, police confirmed they found an explosive device and are asking people to avoid traveling in the area out of fear of a second one. The explosive device was found near Luna County Magistrate Court, according to the Deming Police Department.
Two more items were found at an adult probation center in Las Cruces and at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Albuquerque, both of which turned out to be harmless. The item called in as suspicious in Las Cruces turned out to be an empty box, police said.
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