Police: La Crosse resident finds ‘suspicious device’ while doing yardwork

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) — Police say a La Crosse resident found a “suspicious device” Wednesday while doing yardwork on the 1400 block of George Street.

The La Crosse Police Department responded to the call at 8:53 a.m. Wednesday. The La Crosse Police Department and La Crosse Fire Department closed off the area around the yard to be cautious and called the Dane County Hazardous Devices Unit out of Madison. The unit safely disposed of the device.

Additional information on the device was not available.

The incident remains under investigation.