Threat of explosives prompts blocked streets in West El Paso
POSTED: Friday, May 17, 2013 - 5:15pm
UPDATED: Friday, May 17, 2013 - 9:14pm
EL PASO, TX (KTSM) — El Paso Police and Homeland Security were blocking streets off in west El Paso after reports of live explosives were found at a house.
Saratoga at Thorn and Southwestern at Pilgrimage were both blocked off. Homeland Security officials called police and told them to block the area off. It is not clear what lead to offficials finding the explosives at the home, however the El Paso Central Appraisal District website listed Bobby and Margarita French as homeowners.
Residents were warned to avoid the area.