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Police investigate explosion on Park Ave

Rutland police are investigating damage to an apartment building on Park Avenue after reports of an explosive device detonated on a sidewalk outside the apartment window just before midnight on Dec. 20.

There were two residents inside the apartment at the time of the explosion. Police said neither was injured.

Detectives from Rutland City Police, Vermont State Police Fire Investigations and Explosive investigations responded to the scene. Evidence was collected and will be forward to the forensic laboratory for further analysis.

The investigation is ongoing and the Rutland City Police Department’s Bureau of Criminal Investigations is asking anyone who may have any information related to this incident or who may have seen/heard anything suspicious in the area to call Detective Rosario at the Rutland City Police Department at 773-1816.

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