Suspicious Device is Exercise Equipment

device2ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — Rogue River Police now say the suspicious object blown up by the bomb squad on Thursday was a piece of exercise equipment.

The Oregon State Police bomb squad detonated the object outside a senior apartment complex Thursday morning. Rogue River Police said the object was a “slosh pipe”, which is a PVC pipe filled with water used for working out.

The pipe’s owner told police it fell off her truck yesterday. The police department had a good sense of humor about it, they tweeted “OMG, we just blew up somebody’s exercise equipment.”