Pipe bomb accidentally taken to Tenn. bank

Woman reportedly found bomb at her home


SPARTA, Tenn. --

A woman took a bomb into a bank without realizing what it was, causing an evacuation.

Police in Sparta said the woman found a pipe bomb at home but didn't know what it was. She took it with her to work Monday at the U.S. Bank building on Highway 111 to show to a police officer.

Officers evacuated the building when they saw the device. The bomb squad set it off, and no one was hurt.

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