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Seattle police arrest man who allegedly placed pipe bomb in SoDo parking garage

Dec 29, 2022, 9:17 PM | Updated: Jan 4, 2023, 1:20 pm
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A man accused of placing a pipe bomb in a SoDo office building parking garage had a history of criminal convictions and three active warrants in King County when he was arrested Dec. 29, according to King County prosecutors. (Photo from KIRO 7)
(Photo from KIRO 7)

A man was arrested Thursday morning after allegedly placing a pipe bomb in an underground parking garage in Seattle’s SoDo neighborhood, the Seattle Police Department announced.

According to police, just after 8 a.m., officers were called to the 900 block of South Horton Street for reports of a suspicious item found in a parking garage.

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Detectives with SPD’s arson/bomb squad used a robot to examine and safely remove the device.

While police investigated, the suspect, who was identified through surveillance footage, returned to the scene and was arrested.

The 38-year-old man was booked into King County Jail for possession of an improvised explosive device.

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Seattle police arrest man who allegedly placed pipe bomb in SoDo parking garage