Pipe Bomb Found Near Potosi

The St. Louis Regional Bomb Squad is investigating a pipe bomb which was found on Highway 21 in Washington County Friday night.

According to KMOV, authorities said the pipe bomb was located on Highway 21 north of Simpson Road, which is located north of Potosi. A stretch of northbound Highway 21 was closed for several hours and re-opened around 9:30 Friday night.

Another pipe bomb was found in Washington County in December of last year.