LINCOLN–(KFOR July 18)–A robot was used to pick up an explosive device found in an alley in the Near South area of Lincoln.  Police say an officer responding to a call in the area of 17th and “B” Street found the device around 7:45pm Wednesday.  Lincoln Fire & Rescue used the robot and it moved the device into a special container for disposal.  Authorities intend to investigate how the device got there and find out more about its type and potential.