Lincoln, Neb. — Authorities say the Lincoln fire department used a robot to pick up for disposal an explosive device found in an alley.
Station KOLN reports that a police officer responding to a call a few blocks south of downtown found the device around 7:45 p.m. Wednesday.
The Lincoln Fire & Rescue Department robot was deployed, and it moved the device into a special container for disposal.
Authorities intend to investigate how the device got there and find out more about its type and potential.