CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — Police believe a suspicious vest that was detonated after a New Jersey thrift store owner thought it resembled a bomb was actually a movie prop.
The explosion rocked a portion of downtown Clifton early Friday.READ MORE: Teamsters Local 830, Beer Distributors Agree To New Contract After Striking For Better Wages
Clifton police say the owner of New 4 U on Lakeview Avenue was going through items he bought at a storage auction when he made the discovery.
A six-block area was evacuated Thursday night as bomb squad members inspected and destroyed the device.READ MORE: Biden Signs Bipartisan Gun Safety Bill Into Law: 'God Willing, It's Going To Save A Lot Of Lives'
No injuries were reported.
The location of the storage auction has not been revealed.
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