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Indiana State Police investigating after electronic device found in SBFD women’s locker room

Updated: Jun. 10, 2021 at 5:08 PM EDT
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - Indiana State Police confirm they are investigating after an electronic device, possibly a surveillance device, was discovered at a South Bend fire station.

Police say the device was found in a locker room used by women.

They do not specify which station is being investigated.

“I am deeply by the discovery of this device and the SBFD is fully cooperating with the Indiana State Police investigation as it proceeds. Additional inquiries on the progress of the investigation will be handled by the Indiana State Police,” says Fire Chief Carl Buchanon in a written statement.

South Bend Mayor James Mueller also released a written statement, saying, “This discovery is deeply disturbing and requires a full investigation. I am confident that the Indiana State Police will thoroughly investigate this matter, and the City will do everything we can to assist in getting to the bottom of this. We will take appropriate action based on the findings of the investigation.”

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