Bomb squad called to West Allis trailer park

Feb. 21, 2012


 Staff photo by C.T. Kruger

 Staff photo by C.T. Kruger

West Allis Police called in the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department bomb squad Tuesday evening after being confronted by what appeared to be an explosive device during the execution of a search warrant.

Shorlty after 7 p.m., West Allis police evacuated the trailer park area at the Hillside mobile home park at 10211 W. Greenfield Ave. 

"Upon discovery of this item, officers evacuated and secured the immediate area without harm or injury to anyone as a safety precaution," according to Capt. Brian Mason of the West Allis Police Department.

The Milwaukee County Sheriff Department’s bomb squad was contacted and requested to assist in identification and disposal of the item.

Explosives were not the subject of the search warrant, Masson said.

Further details were not immediately available.

Photo by C.T. Kruger

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