VANDALIA, Ohio (WDTN) – The Bomb Squad was called to a hotel in Vandalia Saturday night.
Authorities told 2 NEWS Vandalia Police were first called to the Super 8 hotel on East National Road just before 8 p.m. for two people trespassing.
When responding officers approached the room, they found a canister with a pin, prompting the bomb squad to be called.
Further investigation found the object was a military grade flare.
Surrounding rooms were evacuated during the investigation.
One person was taken into custody and is expected to face a trespassing charge.