UPDATE (3:12 PM): As of 3:12 PM, authorities are still examining the pipe bomb. The Monroe Police Bomb Squad are still on-scene and determining the best course of action to dispose of the device.


UPDATE: Shortly after 12 p.m., a contractor located the device between Outback Steakhouse and Buffalo Wild Wings. The Monroe Police Bomb Squad are still on-scene and determining the best course of action to dispose of the device.


WEST MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — According to the West Monroe Police Department, there has been a report of an incendiary device somewhere on Constitution Drive near Outback Steakhouse.

There is a high police presence and the street is currently blocked off. Monroe Police Bomb Squad has located and are checking out the device.

We are working to gather more information and will update this story