BEA AHBECK CASSON/bahbeck@mercedsunstar.com
What is left of a science project sits on the side of the road across the street from Sequoia high school in Merced Wednesday morning. (1-23-13). It was blown up by the Merced Police department bomb squad robot after a school employee at Sequoia High called it in as a suspicious looking device.  It turned out to be a "hydrogen generator" -  a 2 liter, plastic bottle wrapped with black duct tape with wires coming out of it, said said Sgt. Bob Chapman with the Merced Police Department.
BEA AHBECK CASSON/bahbeck@mercedsunstar.com What is left of a science project sits on the side of the road across the street from Sequoia high school in Merced Wednesday morning. (1-23-13). It was blown up by the Merced Police department bomb squad robot after a school employee at Sequoia High called it in as a suspicious looking device. It turned out to be a "hydrogen generator" - a 2 liter, plastic bottle wrapped with black duct tape with wires coming out of it, said said Sgt. Bob Chapman with the Merced Police Department.
BEA AHBECK CASSON/bahbeck@mercedsunstar.com What is left of a science project sits on the side of the road across the street from Sequoia high school in Merced Wednesday morning. (1-23-13). It was blown up by the Merced Police department bomb squad robot after a school employee at Sequoia High called it in as a suspicious looking device. It turned out to be a "hydrogen generator" - a 2 liter, plastic bottle wrapped with black duct tape with wires coming out of it, said said Sgt. Bob Chapman with the Merced Police Department.

Science project leads to bomb scare

January 24, 2013 12:21 AM