Bomb squad detonates device found behind Manatee mangroves

After a homeowner in the Terra Ceia area found an unusual looking PVC pipe in the mangroves behind his home on Saturday, the bomb squad transported the device to a farm off of Buckeye Road and safely detonated the explosives.
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After a homeowner in the Terra Ceia area found an unusual looking PVC pipe in the mangroves behind his home on Saturday, the bomb squad transported the device to a farm off of Buckeye Road and safely detonated the explosives.

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