Bombs Detonated in West Haven

Several pipe bombs were discovered in a car after a police pursuit.

The bomb squad detonated two pipe bombs Friday night in West Haven.

New Haven police had pursued a car into West Haven, stopping it at Elm St. and Kimberly Ave. in West Haven.  They called the bomb squad in after discovering the explosive devices. 

The suspect in the car was arrested and is facing charges.

The neighborhood was evacuated for several hours.  No vehicles were allowed onto the Kimberly Ave. bridge until the bombs were detonated.

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