BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police are still investigating a suspicious metal object found at Greenway Park, on Milltown Road, Sunday, but said there is no danger to the public, according to a release.
Police said in the release that at 6:26 p.m. Oct. 13, the department responded to a report of a suspicious metal object at the park. When officers responded to the scene, police said, they confirmed the presence of a metal object.
According to police, a safety perimeter was formed and the New Jersey State Police Bomb Squad was contacted and responded to assist.
Through the investigation, police said, it was found that an Acetylene tank was discarded in the parking lot. Bridgewater detectives are investigating if the incident was accidental or intentional.
The Bridgewater Township Police checked all of Greenway Park and found that the area was safe.
If anyone has any information related to the incident, contact the Criminal Investigation Bureau at 908-722-4111, ext. 4016.
Agencies assisting with the investigation were New Jersey State Police Bomb Squad, Somerset County Prosecutor's Office, Somerset County Park Commission, North Branch Fire Company, Bradley Gardens Rescue Squad, Bridgewater Township Office of Emergency Management and Bridgewater Township Department of Public Works.