Police will be vigilant this weekend during the first downtown event after a pipe bomb was found this week in Springfield.
As they have with other downtown events, Springfield Police will have a presence at the Downhome Music Beer and Art Festival Friday and Saturday.
Deputy Police Chief Dan Mounce says officers will be on the look out for suspicious devices after responding to an explosive device being found Monday on E. Washington. Mounce says there is zero indication something similar will happen in the future.
That device was diffuse by Secretary of State Police. Mounce says that investigation of the pipe bomb is ongoing.