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Explosives found at San Pedro home; evacuations ordered

Explosives were found at a home in 2200 block of South Mesa Street in San Pedro on Monday, April 16, 2012.

April 16, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Explosives were found Monday evening at a home in the 2200 block of South Mesa Street in San Pedro. Nearby homes were evacuated as the LAPD bomb squad removed the materials.

The explosives and improvised explosive devices were found during a check on a parolee and the house where he was living. He was arrested and his girlfriend was detained.

A bomb squad robot placed the explosive materials inside an armored explosive chamber around 11 p.m.

DEVELOPING: More details will be added to this report as they become available.

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