Homes evacuated after explosive device found in Chesapeake

Chesapeake, Va. – Approximately 10 homes in the Western Branch section of Chesapeake were evacuated Sunday morning when a suspicious device was found in the 3400 block of Saint Clair Drive.

At 10:19 am, fire crews dispatched found what appeared to be an explosive device.

The Virginia State Police Bomb Squad also responded and rendered the device safe at 12:38 pm.

Residents were allowed to return to their homes shortly after the device was rendered safe.

Police say no one was injured in the incident.

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