ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A report of explosions brought out the bomb squad in Saint Paul Saturday evening.

Authorities responded to an alley in the 500 block of Front Avenue just after 5 p.m.where they found evidence of a small explosion.

Several nearby homes were evacuated as a precaution and the area was taped off while police and fire officials investigated.

Authorities say it was not a sophisticated device and no damage was done to property.

Investigators were still trying to figure out who set off the device.

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