State Police have issued an all-clear at the scene of a triple-decker home in Lawrence where a bomb squad investigated an apparent explosive device found there.
After a search of 200 Exchange St., police said weapons, a fuse and powders were recovered from the scene, but that there was no immediate threat to residents. An item earlier described as a possible pipe bomb was reportedly determined to be a hollow nunchuck.
The incident prompted evacuations of nearby homes and the closing of a part of Exchange Street.
Beyond guns, police also retrieved an apparent crossbow from the property: