UPDATE: Police requesting surveillance footage from public in regard to explosion investigation

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MONROE, La. — (9/13/19) The Monroe Police Department has released a statement saying that a multi-jurisdictional investigation is on-going as a result of a moderate explosion associated with a device found outside of Cloyd’s Beauty School, 2514 Ferrand Street, Monroe, Louisiana.

Monroe police is being assisted by the Louisiana State Police, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), and Homeland Security.

The Monroe Police Department would like to thank all of the assisting agencies for their rapid response, expertise, and professionalism displayed in this investigation and the collaborative effort of all agencies will continue throughout the entire investigative process.

Authorities are requesting homeowners and businesses in and around the area of the 2500 block of Ferrand, to check their surveillance systems over the past 72 hours for suspicious activity and anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the Monroe Police Department at (318) 329-2600 or Crime Stoppers of North Delta at (318) 388-2274.

MONROE, La. — (9/12/19) Monroe Police, Louisiana State Police, and the FBI  are on scene investigating an explosion that occurred at Cloyd’s Beauty School on Ferrand.

One person sustained minor injuries and was taken to a local area hospital.

At this time, no further comment can be made from MPD until the FBI concludes their analysis of the scene.

MONROE, La. — (9/12/19) According to the Monroe Police Department, a device was found at the Cloyd’s Beauty School in the 2500 block of Ferrand Street.

Police say they are investigating a potential device that exploded. One person has been sent to the hospital in connection to this incident.

Police also say that the FBI is heading to Monroe from Shreveport to investigate.

Several first responders are on the scene. KTVE/KARD has a crew on scene as well and we will continue to update this article as more information becomes available.

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