PARK HILLS, MO (KDKZ-TV) Authorities say that an investigation continues after pipe bomb explosion Monday morning in Park Hills.
Park Hills Police and Fire Department responded to what was called in as a truck on fire on Clay Street. Once they arrived, they learned that there was no fire, however they found pieces of what appeared to be a pipe bomb that went off inside the cab of the truck.
The investigation continued, and authorities learned of a 34-year-old male suspect in Ste. Genevieve County. Deputies in Ste. Genevieve County were contacted. They then went to the suspects address, where he was taken into custody.
A portion of Highway 32 was closed by the Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff’s Department while the investigation continued at the suspect’s house. The investigation continued into the late afternoon on Monday, however the highway reopened before 4 p.m.
An investigation continues with the Park Hills Police Department, Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff’s Department, and the ATF.
The suspects name has not been released because formal charges have not taken place.
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