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UPDATE: Police are asking for the general public to help identify a person of interest

May 10, 2022, 1:07 PM | Updated: May 11, 2022, 4:27 pm
Person of interest in pipe bomb incident on State Street on May 10, 2022....
Photo Credit: South Salt Lake Police Department

UPDATE: The South Salt Lake Police Department is asking the public to help identify the individual in the picture above. The individual is a person of interest in the pipe bomb incident that occurred on May 10, 2022. The SSLPD is asking the public to contact Detective Street at 801-412-3645 or email mstreet@sslc.gov with any relevant information. 

As of 1:23 p.m. on May 11, 2022, police found and safely detonated a pipe bomb that was found outside of a restaurant at 2150 South State Street in Salt Lake City.

State Street, which had been closed in both directions at 2100 South, has reopened.

This story will be updated. Our original reporting follows:

SALT LAKE CITY — Police have closed northbound and southbound traffic on State Street at 2100 South in South Salt Lake after an explosive device was reportedly found in the area.

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Both pedestrian and vehicular traffic are advised to avoid this location until further notice.

A spokeswoman for South Salt Lake Police said that no threats have been received. However, one restaurant, Raising Cane’s, has been evacuated.

This story is developing and will be updated.


 

 

 

 

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