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Block evacuated in Philadelphia's Mayfair neighborhood after police discover potentially explosive device

Digital Brief: Dec. 3, 2023 (AM)
Digital Brief: Dec. 3, 2023 (AM) 03:13

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- An entire block in Philadelphia's Mayfair section was evacuated after police discovered a potentially explosive device on Sunday. 

Police received a 911 call just after 4:30 p.m. reporting a person with a gun at a home on the 4200 block of Cottman Avenue.

Once they were inside, police say they found a cardboard box with fuses coming out of it. 

Authorities evacuated the block and notified the bomb squad. 

This is a developing story that will be updated as more information comes into our newsroom. 

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