Bomb found in the back of a truck
WEST BATON ROUGE - A device found in the back of a truck on Plantation Avenue in West Baton Rouge Saturday night was a bomb.
The West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office responded to a truck behind Minnow's Truck Stop, off of Highway 415, around 8:30 p.m. Saturday.
The owner of the truck called police after a witness notified him of the device, according to West Baton Rouge Sheriff Mike Cazes.
State Police and Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms agents assisted investigators in evacuating a one block area surrounding the truck stop. The device was deactivated by a state police robot.
The investigation is ongoing.
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