YARD BOMB: Des Moines Man Finds Explosive

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Des Moines Police are investigating an explosive device that was found in a man’s yard Wednesday.

Police say they were called to 200 Indianola Avenue after the homeowner found an object in his yard he deemed suspicious. Dale Hyman told police he didn’t know where the object came from or how it ended up in his yard.

The object was removed by the officer and taken to the police station. The bomb squad determined the object was explosive and hazardous, and it was dismantled.

Investigators are working to determine the origin of the explosive device and who is responsible for it.