Tennessee police make arrest after 'sophisticated' device found outside nursing home

(FoxNews.com) - Authorities in Tennessee arrested a man Sunday accused of placing an improvised explosive device inside an employee’s car outside a suburban Nashville nursing home.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokesman Josh DeVine said on Twitter that Mitchell Hunter Oakes, 41, was arrested in the alleged bombing attempt. TBI said that Oakes was facing an attempted first-degree murder charge.

According to The Tennessean, state and federal bomb investigators safely detonated the device that was found outside the NHC Cool Springs in Franklin. Authorities described the device as “sophisticated.”

"The device was sophisticated and designed to do maximum harm to the intended victim, and would have hurt several others if it had detonated as intended,” Franklin police Lt. Charles Warner said Friday.

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