Container and rocket-like item causes evacuations in North Philly

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Police evacuated several houses in North Philadelphia Sunday afternoon after a container that smelled of gasoline was found in the road with a rocket-like item placed on top of it.





Around 4 p.m. authorities responded to the 2000 block of West York Street and found a large container that smelled of gas with “an item that looks like a rocket that is on top of the container,” police said in a news release.




The police department’s Bomb Squad and the fire department responded. Several buildings were evacuated as a precaution, authorities said.






















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