MPD finds ‘suspected IED’ at Walmart

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MIDLAND, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) Midland Police have arrested one man after finding a “suspected IED” Monday morning.

Police officials say they were called to the Walmart on Midland Drive about the device around 1 a.m. Monday morning.

At the scene, officers found a man in the parking lot and eventually searched his vehicle, according to a release.

While searching the vehicle, police officials say they found a ‘suspected IED’ which was recovered by the bomb squad and taken to the MPD training facility.

The suspect, who has not been identified, has been charged with a prohibited weapon and police say the investigation is ongoing.

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