Thea Digiammerino

Suspicious Item at Cheshire CVS Deemed Not a Threat: Police

A suspicious device found in a Cheshire CVS parking lot prompted an emergency response and evacuations Wednesday.

Cheshire police said they were called to the CVS at 905 South Main St. just before 7 p.m. for the suspicious item. The Cheshire Fire Department and Connecticut State Police Emergency Service Unit were also called and the area was evacuated as a precaution.

Crews determined the item was an environmental testing device and not a threat.

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