Apparent Pipe Bomb Investigated in Loudoun County

Homes evacuated in Sterling

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    The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office investigated what appeared to be a pipe bomb in Sterling, Va., Friday afternoon.

    A 12-inch pipe with caps on each end was found on Manning Square near Church and Magnolia roads.

    Sheriff's deputies evacuated homes in the area.

    The evacuations were lifted about 5 p.m. when the device was taken to the range at Dulles International Airport for disposal.

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