The suspicious device was found in Evesham Township late Sunday afternoon. Credit: Google Images
Police shut down a stretch of Route 73 in South Jersey after a suspicious device was found in a shopping center late Sunday afternoon.
A bomb squad responded to the Willow Ridge shopping plaza in Evesham Township after an employee of a store there reported finding the suspicious device, which had wires coming from it, on top of his car, NBC10 reports. Authorities determined the device did not pose a threat to the public, but not before shutting down Route 73 between Kresson Road and Marlton Parkway to investigate the situation.
While the bomb squad was en route and on scene, police evacuated an Old Navy store and several other neighboring businesses.