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Explosive device prompts neighborhood evacuation

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CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. - A homemade bomb prompts an evacuation of a Clayton County neighborhood.
Investigators say a teenager is behind the scare.

The explosion rattled residents on Cedar Bend Court late Wednesday.
Clayton County investigators say the device detonated inside a house.
They tell Fox 5 a 17-year-old made the bomb.  Neighbors described it as a "Draino bomb" - made of up of household chemicals in plastic bottles.

Residents left their homes for hours as bomb squad members cleared the area of danger.
No one was hurt.
That teen is now being questioned by police, and possibly faces charges.


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