Hoax device recovered on bike trail

Hoax device recovered on bike trail

Police found a suspicious package on a bike trail over West Plummer Boulevard in Chatham.

The call came in around 5:40 Sunday evening.

Bomb crews and other law enforcement were on scene for hours. The package was recovered by local FBI on the bridge above Plummer, which turned out to be a 20-ounce cylinder.

It was determined to be a hoax device. A train nearby was stopped for a couple of hours.

Officials cleared the scene around 10 p.m.

The device will be sent in for forensic analysis and the investigation is ongoing.

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