Bomb Squad Investigates Suspicious Item in Evansville

The bomb squad is called to the northside of Evansville to investigate a suspicious item.
EPD received a call around 4:40 this afternoon from a man in 2200 block of Hercules. He said he saw what he thought was a pipe bomb in the grass.
We're told the bomb squad came out and investigated. A robot was brought out to x-ray the item and detonate it.
Officials say part of Hercules and Diamond was shut down and nearby homes were evacuated.
Information is still coming in, we'll continue to update you on-air and online.
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