Bomb squad recovers military device in SUV on North Winton Road

Updated: October 01, 2020 11:25 AM
Created: October 01, 2020 05:43 AM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Rochester Police are investigating after they found a military device in an SUV.

Officers responded to North Winton Road near Atlantic Avenue around 3:30 a.m. Thursday.


Police say an employee at a nearby gas station noticed a suspicious vehicle and called 911. When officers went to check it out, police say the driver got out and ran away.

The bomb squad was called in and identified the item as a military device. 

No criminal charges have been filed in connection to the incident. 

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