By Sean Adams

NUTLEY, NJ (WCBS 880) – No one was hurt and nothing was damaged, but the small explosion on Walnut Street last evening before 7 o’clock shook homes and scared folks right out of their skin.

WCBS 880’s Sean Adams reports

Nutley police don’t know what the device was, but it scattered plastic fragments over several feet. Carmen lives down the street and showed WCBS 880 reporter Sean Adams the police chalk outlines.

“This is where they found all the pieces of shrapnel, all these circles?” Adams asked.

“All these circles, yes,” said Carmen.

Adams then asked, “So, what does that tell you?”

Carmen answered, “I’m a little concerned.”

So, was it kids, a reckless joker, or someone up to no good? Police don’t know. They’re examining the explosive remnants for clues.

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