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Bomb found near bike path

Posted: Monday, Dec 23rd, 2013

A report late Saturday afternoon that an explosive device was spotted on a bench near the Munsel Creek bike path, behind the old Rite Aid building in Florence, brought in responders from the Eugene Police Department bomb squad, who made the device safe.

Florence Police Department responded to the initial report and determined the explosive device was homemade. Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue secured the area. Florence Police have seized evidence from the scene and the case is under investigation.

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