Police discover bomb ingredients in car, detaining driver in Austintown

AUSTINTOWN — Officers with the Ohio State Highway Patrol and Youngstown bomb squad have been working for the past few hours to find out why bomb-making materials were in a car traveling through Austintown Township.

According to police, officers pulled over a car in the township at 7:54 p.m. containing materials used in the making of bombs and pipe bombs. The driver was being detained at an apartment complex on Westchester Drive.

OSHP officials would not say if the driver is a local resident or give any identifying information.

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