Bomb squad responds to North Providence elderly home


NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A large police presence was seen in North Providence late Tuesday night after the bomb squad was called to an elderly home.

According to North Providence Police Sgt. Jeremy Bibbi, officials responded to a report of a bomb around 11 p.m. at an elderly home next to a church on Mineral Spring Avenue.

Eyewitness News cameras captured the bomb squad and Rhode Island State Police investigating in an area blocked off between Cooper and Charles Streets.

Mayor Charles Lombardi also responded to the area.

The scene was cleared after the bomb was determined to be fake.

No additional information has been released at this time.

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