PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Penn Avenue between 35th Street and 40th Street was closed for a period of time Sunday night as Pittsburgh Police’s fire investigation unit and the bomb squad investigated what they described as an “incendiary” device.
They say the device was thrown from a moving vehicle and a parked car was damaged when it was thrown.
Police say they are looking for a white pickup truck. The incident occurred just after 9:00 p.m.
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Police also investigated reports of an explosion in the 200 block of Dinwiddie Street in the Hill District just after 10:00 p.m. On Monday, police said the second explosion was caused by a firework
Police said they believe the incidents are not related.
Pittsburgh Police, the FBI, and ATF are investigating two separate incidents involving explosives on Jan 3, 2021.
The first incident involved an IED that damaged a vehicle.
Investigators do not believe the second incident is related.
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