IED Found At Woman’s Health Clinic

Police say a small improvised explosive device was found in a backpack at a women’s health care clinic in Wichita.

According to Wichita Police Department spokesman Doug Nolte, officers responded to the South Wind Women’s Center around 3:30 p.m. Monday. Nolte said a male suspect came into the clinic with a backpack to do business.

According to Nolte, the clinic’s on-site security looked into the backpack found some knives and a small improvised explosive device. Clinic staff evacuated the building.

Nolte said the bomb squad was called to remove the backpack. According to Deputy Police Chief John Speer, no injuries were reported.

Speer said the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are investigating the incident.