Explosive materials found in backpack in Manitowoc County

MANITOWOC COUNTY (CBS 58) -- Manitowoc County authorities are investigating an explosive backpack found in a ditch.

Someone found the bag and thought there was drug-making materials inside of it.

The Metro Drug Unit arrived and found an item associated with bombs.

They also found explosive material.

X-rays were taken and the backpack was deemed safe.

Authorities say they've collected evidence that could lead them to whoever put the items inside the backpack. 

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