TROY, N.Y. – Police have confirmed that a device resembling
a reported pipe bomb found in Troy last week was not real.
Troy Police Captain John
Cooney tells the NEWS CENTER that what the device was not a pipe bomb, but it
did look similar.
State Police said the
device was found outside a Troy apartment complex on July 3rd. A man
walking his dog along River Street found the item and called police.
The area around Building 4
of the Taylor Apartments was cordoned off, and Front Street was closed for
several hours while investigators cleared the scene.