Suspicious device prompts evacuation of Wilson casino

By: Amanda Brown Email
By: Amanda Brown Email

WILSON, OK--A suspicious device forced the evacuation of a Texoma casino today.

Around 11 a.m. an employee of the black gold casino in Wilson claimed to have found a suspicious device in the men's restroom.

The device was described as a pipe wrapped in black tape without wires. The light horse police said they evacuated the casino and the store next door.

Several agencies including the Wilson Police, the FBI, and the Oklahoma bomb squad management were all called to the scene. The device was safely destroyed by authorities and the casino and store have reopened.


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