2 people arrested after 'possible explosive device' found in car

The St. Paul Police bomb squad will dispose of the device.
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Two people were taken into custody after a "possible explosive device" was found in a car. 

The incident happened Saturday morning near Maryland Avenue and Lane Place, the St. Paul Police Department tweeted at 6 a.m.

WCCO is reporting a woman called police around 5 a.m. saying she was being threatened with a gun. Police pulled over a car matching the description of the one involved and found two handguns and a "suspected pipe bomb" inside, the news station says.

Roads in the area were closed and homes were evacuated, police said.

Police tweeted the scene was clear around 7 a.m., noting the St. Paul Police Department bomb squad "will dispose of" the device. 

Two people were taken into custody, and police noted the investigation is still ongoing.

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