Police: Suspected bomb turns out to be potato chip can

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Police: Suspected bomb turns out to be potato chip can

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Post by NHGF [Feed] » Fri Feb 02, 2018 9:42 am

By Howard Ludwig Daily Southtown CHICAGO — What police suspected was a pipe bomb instead was a potato chip can at a cigarette shop Wednesday in suburban Chicago, police said. Merrionette Park police Sgt. Jon Bruce said the device was not an explosive — but was made to look like one. A Cook County sheriff’s department officer detonated the fake bomb at 7:30 p.m. near Tobacco City, 3281 115th St. in Merrionette Park. Cook County bomb squad detonated a suspected pipe bomb Wed night in Merrionette Park (turned out to be a potato chip can btw)... https://t.co/1TdCVcFcAo pic.twitter.com/4xrGffVc30 — Howard A. Ludwig (@howardaludwig) February 1, 2018 Police said two teens had tossed the can inside the store at 5:36 p.m. A store worker later kicked the can outside the shop. Police and fire personnel from the county, Chicago and Merrionette Park surrounded the store after receiving a report about a possible pipe bomb at Stonebrook Plaza shopping center, officials said. Customers at nearby shops said they were asked by police to evacuate the plaza. ©2018 Chicago Tribune



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