Suspicious device brings Richland Bomb Squad out to Walla Walla

Benton County Richland Bomb Squad
(File Photo) Image Credit: Benton County Sheriff's Office

WALLA WALLA, Wash. — A suspicious device found on the campus of Whitman College brought the Richland Bomb Squad out to Walla Walla Monday, July 18.  

According to the Walla Walla Police Department, officers received a report of a small device near the Reid Campus Center shortly after 5 p.m. The device appeared to be an explosive, sitting on a ledge outside the building.  

The area was secured and Richland Bomb Squad technicians examined the device. It did not turn out to be an explosive device and no one was injured.  

Police have not said what the device was.  

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