Explosive devices found in car in Carencro

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Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 2:05pm

A traffic stop on Bajat Road in Carencro has turned up two explosive devices inside a car.

Officers with the Carencro Police Department were investigating a house for a narcotics case when they saw a vehicle leave the house.

When police stopped the car, they saw two fully-assembled pipe bombs in passenger seat.

One man is in police custody at the moment and cooperating with authorities, and another person of interest connected to the house is wanted for questioning.

Authorities suspect that more bomb material in the house.

HazMat crews are on the scene and waiting for more crews from Baton Rouge to help secure the scene.

In total, eight homes in the neighborhood have evacuated. Also, school bus routes have been rerouted.  

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