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Police Lock Down Neighborhood After Pipe Bombs Found in Residence

The makeshift explosives were discovered at 1116 Washington by Cuyahoga Falls Fire and EMS on Saturday afternoon.

Updated Oct. 21, 9:40 a.m.

Many questions remain after emergency crews discovered several pipe bombs in a Cuyahoga Falls residence on Saturday afternoon.

At 2:45 p.m., Cuyahoga Falls Fire and EMS units arrived at 1116 Washington Ave. to treat an “unresponsive” man when they found the makeshift explosives in the living room of the residence, reports newsnet5.com.

Summit County sheriffs, the Summit County Bomb Squad, Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agents and Cuyahoga Falls Police officers raced to the scene, cordoned off the area and began searching the premises. 

After a thorough search, they found five pipe bombs and the materials used to make the explosives.

The man was taken to an area hospital, treated and released into police custody.

As of Sunday morning, Cuyahoga Falls Police declined to comment and said the detectives bureau would release a statement on Monday morning.

It's unknown what charges will be brought against the man who has yet to be identified.

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