Saturday, October 15, 2016

Bomb Threat at Sunoco Gas in Weathersfield, VT

Weathersfield Police Department

On this date at approximately 4:15 pm the Weathersfield Police Department, Vermont State Police, members of the Vermont State Police bomb squad, Ascutney Fire Department and West Weathersfield Fire Department responded for a report of a possible bomb threat at the Sunoco gas station located on Vermont Route 131. 

Caller reported a male subject exiting the restroom advising there was a bomb in the bathroom. 

Due to the nature of the call one lane Vermont Route 131 was closed for approximately two hours. 

A canine trained in the detection of explosive materials was called in and conducted a search of the building, no suspicious materials or devices were located. 

At this time the investigation is ongoing and any person that may have witnessed any suspicious activity at the Sunoco gas station at approximately 4:15 pm is asked to contact the Weathersfield Police Department and speak with Chief Daniels.

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