Cedar Falls Police Investigate Suspicious Item

By Rachel Begle, KCRG-TV9

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — Cedar Falls police responded to a home in the 3600 block of Laurinda Drive to investigate a suspicious item at 6:18 p.m. Wednesday.

Police say an 11-year-old girl noticed the item that looked like a stick of dynamite in the parking lot of the Orchard Hill Church and brought the item home. Officers were called to the scene and closed off a portion of Laurinda Drive for several hours.

After investigating, the bomb squad determined the object was a commercial grade firework.

The firework was removed from the scene without incident.

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