ROCHESTER, Minn. - A potential explosive device caused the evacuation of the north precinct of the Rochester Police Department on Tuesday morning.
Around 10 a.m., a citizen brought in a device that they said they found while cleaning. Due to it looking like it could be explosive, the building was evacuated.
The St. Paul Bomb Squad arrived around 12:30 p.m. and found the item to be suspicious enough that it took the item back for further analysis.
Roads and the police precinct have been reopened.