Suspicious device set on fire along Chapel Hill road

CHAPEL HILL

Around 9:30 p.m., Chapel Hill police were called to the intersection of Elliott Road and E. Franklin Street, near First Citizens Bank, after someone spotted the device on fire and smoldering.

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Authorities closed the roads as a precaution while the Durham County Sheriff's Bomb Detection Unit investigated.

They later determined that the device was not an explosive and reopened the roadway.

Meanwhile, the investigation is still ongoing.

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