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Delaware State Police

Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

Troopers Investigating Potential Suspicious Device-Newark

Date Posted: Tuesday, May 8th, 2018


Newark (19702)– The Delaware State Police are currently investigating a potential suspicious device at residence in the Country Creek development.

The preliminary investigation occurred on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 when Troopers responded to the unit block of Hunting Ridge Road in reference to information received of a possible suspicious device.  Precautionary measures were taken and the immediate surrounding neighbors were evacuated.

The incident remains under investigation at this time and the Delaware State Police is working in conjunction with local and federal agencies to render the situation safe.

Further information will be released as it becomes available.

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released: 050818 1603


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