ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- The Bloomington Bomb Squad was called to Mayo Clinic Thursday afternoon after a pipe bomb was found in the trunk of a car in the Generose Parking Ramp. Officials say the area is now clear.
According to Mayo Clinic spokesperson Bryan Anderson, "Out of an abundance of caution, the immediate area surrounding the location was secured. The Bloomington Bomb Squad was dispatched and removed the bomb without incident. No patients or staff were at risk. We thank all emergency responders, including law enforcement, and Mayo Clinic staff who responded to this incident."
Rochester police tell KTTC a person from Winona County traveling to Mayo found the pipe bomb in their yard and put it in the trunk of their car. The person told Mayo security about it.
Mayo Clinic says no patients or staff are at risk, and no threats have been made.
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