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Oshkosh police say explosive devices found in a local hospital

Posted at 1:53 PM, Nov 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-06 14:53:01-05

OSHKOSH (NBC 26) -- Oshkosh police say two explosive devices were located at Ascension NE Wisconsin Mercy Campus located at 500 S Oakwood Road.

Police say they were informed about the devices at around 2:19 a.m. Wednesday. A device was found in a 39-year-old man's property, police say. The man is not an employee at the hospital.

The Brown and Outagamie County Bomb Squad responded to this location to safely remove these devices and ultimately the devices were taken into their custody, police said in a news release. Authorities did not find any other devices after searching the man's home and car.

The man has been detained. Police are investigating. No one was hurt, police say.

If anybody has any information regarding this incident, they are encouraged to contact Detective Hinke at the Oshkosh Police Department at 920-236- 5703.