Harris County Sheriff's Office said the bomb squad was called to the Baybrook Village apartment complex on Bay Area Boulevard Tuesday evening after someone found the device inside a vacant apartment.
Bomb technicians were able to disable the homemade explosive before searching for other devices.
Deputies are working to find out who may have placed it at the apartment complex and why.
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Our bomb squad is en route to investigate a suspicious package found in a vacant apartment in the 2700 block of W Bay Area Blvd. Please avoid the area for the time being. #hounews #houtraffic pic.twitter.com/8h2gZOOLUq— HCSOTexas (@HCSOTexas) February 26, 2019
UPDATE: Our bomb squad has safely disabled a homemade explosive devise. Investigation is ongoing. #hounews— HCSOTexas (@HCSOTexas) February 27, 2019