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Bomb Squad Knows When to Fold Them

Some abandoned poker chips brought the bomb squad to New Haven.

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    A case of these stopped traffic in New Haven.

    Poker can cause a lot of anxiety, especially if you’re down, but then there is what happened in New Haven on Monday afternoon.

    Poker chips left outside the FBI building caused police to close a street and call in the bomb squad. A security guard saw a small, metallic briefcase and reported it, the New Haven Register reports.No one knew at the time that the case contained chips, so they brought in a bomb squad to X-ray the case and determine that the contents are only a danger to someone down on his luck.

    Wall Street, between Orange and State streets, was closed for about 90 minutes and reopened at about 1:30 p.m., the Register reports.