TECUMSEH, Oklahoma -- Police are searching for the maker of a homemade bomb found along Highway 177 in Tecumseh Wednesday.

Police said an Oklahoma Department of Transportation worker found the bomb and notified authorities.

Crews located the device and safely detonated the bomb.

"The bomb squad responded, rendered the package safe with no harm to the citizens in town, and at this time we'll do an investigation to determine who put it there and what there motive was," said Tecumseh Police Lt. J. R. Kidney.

Police said the bomb had some markings on it that could help find who made it.