Suspicious devices found in Killeen neighborhood

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An investigation is underway after suspicious devices are found in a Killeen neighborhood.

Killeen Police received a call on Wednesday afternoon from a Bell County Constable in reference to a suspicious device in the 4400 block of Maggie Drive.

When officers arrived, they learned the Constable was at a residence to serve an eviction notice when he was notified about a suspicious device. Nearby residents were evacuated and the Fort Hood Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) Team was contacted and asked to assist.

EOD arrived on scene and assessed the devices. A second device was located and both devices were made safe and seized by agents with the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms.

All agencies safely cleared the scene and residents were able to return to their homes at 7:30 p.m.

The agencies involved in this incident were the Bell County Constable’s Office, Fort Hood EOD Team, BATF and the Killeen Police Department Patrol Division.

This incident continues to be investigated and information will be released as it becomes available.

Source: Killeen Police Department

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