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Possible explosive device found in Dubuque

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Dubuque police and fire officials removed from a Dubuque home Sunday what may have been an explosive device.

Dubuque police spokesperson Lt. Scott Baxter confirmed officials responded around 4:30 p.m. Sunday to 2044 Jackson Street for a report of a suspicious item. The 62-year-old man who lives there, Michael Sutsko, called in the report, Baxter confirmed.

The item was a pop bottle filled with an unknown liquid. The bottle had firecrackers attached to it.

Officials processed and disposed of the device, Baxter said, and no arrests have been made.

Anybody with information can contact the Dubuque police department at 563-589-4410.

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