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The FBI is investigating a variety of faux “inert explosive devices” positioned round Newburgh, New York, it mentioned
The units had been positioned in unspecified public areas across the metropolis, FBI New York mentioned on Twitter
The units do not pose a menace to the general public, the company famous. It wasn’t instantly clear what number of there have been or how they bought there
The FBI mentioned Sunday it was investigating a variety of faux “inert explosive devices” positioned round an Orange County metropolis.
Two units had been discovered Saturday night in Newburgh, two legislation enforcement officers informed NBC four New York. One was outdoors a Stop & Shop close to Route 300, the opposite was discovered outdoors the Newburgh Mall.
The units do not pose a menace to the general public, however shouldn’t be picked up, the company famous.
A senior legislation enforcement official informed News four the units discovered to this point have been bottles crammed with what seems to be black powder, with timing-type units connected.
The black powder is just not an explosive materials, in response to the official.
Anyone who encounters one of many units has been requested to name 911 or name the FBI at 212-384-1000.
FBI New York and the Newburgh Police Department are investigating a number of faux, inert explosive units positioned in public areas across the metropolis. The recovered units don’t pose a menace to public security. (1/2)
— FBI New York (@NewYorkFBI) May 26, 2019
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