Bomb squad called to Vandalia hotel Saturday

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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.

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