UPDATE: The all-clear has been given, and residents have been allowed back into their homes.
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A state employee serving an eviction notice found a possible explosive device in Hartford, police said.
Evacuations are underway and the bomb squad is on the scene after the discovery.
The package was “made obvious to look like a hazardous device,” Deputy Chief Brian Foley said.
A section of Farmington Ave. near Laurel St is still closed off to traffic.
The items in question were found at 330 Laurel Street.
“proceding w caution ; evacs underway. Bomb squad enroute,” Foley said earlier via Twitter.
No other details are available.
A News 8 crew is on the scene getting pictures and detailed information.