A bomb scare in eastern Iowa is under investigation. Clinton Police Captain Randy Meier confirms the device found on a vehicle last week while it was at Clinton auto repair shop in the downtown area was an explosive device.

When workers noticed the device under the vehicle, the police and fire departments were called and the area was blocked off. The Davenport bomb squad was called to assist in removal of the device and rendering it safe.

Captain Meir confirms they do know who owns the vehicle involved but would not comment about any other aspect of the case.