Explosive devices prompt evacuation of homes in Elk Grove

At least a dozen homes were evacuated in Elk Grove due to two explosive devices found inside one of the homes, according to the Elk Grove Police Department.

At least a dozen homes were evacuated in Elk Grove Tuesday due to two explosive devices found inside one of the homes, according to the Elk Grove Police Department.

Police initially responded to the 8800 block of Mandalay Way at approximately 5:45 p.m. on a report of an armed man who possibly kidnapped his wife. 

Upon arrival, authorities located two explosive devices and evacuated the surrounding residences immediately. The devices have since been secured and the area is safe. 

Officers later located and detained the husband and wife after a vehicle stop on South Watt Avenue.

Stay with ABC10 as more information becomes available. 

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