Pipe bomb found on Calif. hospital patient brought in by ambulance

Don Sweeney The Charlotte Observer POMONA, Calif. — A patient brought in by ambulance to a Pomona hospital emergency room had a pipe bomb, Californ...

August 18, 2022
12:22 AM

Don Sweeney The Charlotte Observer POMONA, Calif. — A patient brought in by ambulance to a Pomona hospital emergency room had a pipe bomb, California police reported. A security K-9 at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center detected the explosive about 9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, police said in a news release. Security guards found a capped PVC pipe with a fuse on the patient, who had been brought in from West Covina, the Pomona Police Department release said. Police said the hospital was not a target but did not explain why the patient had a pipe bomb.