Suspicious device brings N.H. Bomb Squad to Central Street in Bristol

BRISTOL — The New Hampshire State Bomb squad used a water cannon on Thursday evening to determine what was called a "suspicious device" left on Central Street was benign.

At 6 p.m., the Police Department and Fire Department responded to the scene to check out the device and determined it "clearly contained material that was suspicious in nature".

The bomb squad and the DEA Response Team were called and the next four hours were spent evaluating the device.

The device was taken into the custody of police for evidence processing.

Anyone having information regarding who may be responsible for this device or has any information that may help the investigation please contact the Bristol Police Department at 603-744-2212.