Suspicious item found overnight in New Jersey

Posted at 2:16 AM, Sep 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-19 05:16:05-04

Authorities are investigating a suspicious item in New Jersey, after a backpack was found containing up to five devices.

The Union County bomb squad's robot found that the item could potentially be a live bomb.

The FBI and state police are currently deciding on how to remove it.

New Jersey Transit says service has been suspended between Newark Airport and Elizabeth, New Jersey.

It is currently unknown whether the incident is connected to the Saturday bombing in New York that injured 29 people.

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