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Report of Missing Explosives Made to Odessa Police

A report of missing explosives was made to Odessa Police on Thursday morning. Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, the Odessa Police Department Bomb Squad Unit was made aware of an undetermined amount of explosives that were reported missing from Halliburton.

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NewsWest 9

ODESSA – A report of missing explosives was made to Odessa Police on Thursday morning.

Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, the Odessa Police Department Bomb Squad Unit was made aware of an undetermined amount of explosives that were reported missing from Halliburton.

The explosives were supposed to be transported from a Halliburton yard in Ector County to a location in Reeves County.

Officials say it is unknown if the explosives were misplaced or stolen from Halliburton.

The explosives are described as oilfield igniters that are approximately 2" in length and a 0.5" in diameter. There is no printing on them to indicate that they are hazardous.

The Odessa Police Department would like to warn the public that if you come across the explosives to use caution and immediately make a report with police.