Police were called to the scene of a Franconia home around 6:30 p.m. Monday to respond to the discovery of an explosive device, according to a release from the Fairfax County Police Department.
A cleaning crew discovered the device in a vacant home that is for sale on the 6500 block of Gildar Street. FCPD's Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team took the device, which police described as "an unusual looking box with tape and wires," from the home and disarmed it.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail atwww.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.
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