Explosive device discovered on Wildomar walking path

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Riverside County sheriff's investigators are trying to determine how a pipe bomb ended up on a trail in Wildomar, where a school was locked down while technicians destroyed the device. The explosive was located about 9 a.m. Thursday, May 28, on a walking path in the 32000 block of Wildomar Trail, near Palomar Street, according to sheriff's officials. They said a pedestrian spotted the metal-encased device and called 911. Deputies arrived within minutes and secured the area for bomb squad personnel. Nearby Wildomar Elementary School was placed on lockdown, and the immediate area was cordoned off and cleared of vehicles and pedestrians as a safety precaution, according to the sheriff's department. “The metal on the device appeared weathered, and it more than likely had been discarded
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