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Suspected Pipe Bomb Found On Tenafly RR Tracks Stops Traffic, Turns Out Harmless

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What's it look like to you? Photo Credit: TENAFLY PD

The stray tube spotted by a passerby with wires hanging out of it on the CSX tracks in Tenafly Friday morning could've been mistaken for a pipe bomb.

It turned out to be a piece of railroad equipment, police said.

The call came in from the tracks along Piermont Road near Riveredge Road shortly before 9 a.m., Capt. Michael deMoncada said.

Tenafly police considered the item suspicious enough to notify the Bergen County Sheriff's Bomb Squad, which just so happened to be conducting a weekly training exercise.

A CSX representative also was summoned to the scene and identified it as part of train signal equipment, deMoncada said.

"It was likely unearthed after the recent storm had flooded the area around the railroad tracks," the captain said.

Piermont Road was reopened once the item was deemed harmless, he said.

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