Newark Police officers are currently on the scene of the discovery of a possible explosive device in Rittenhouse Park located at 228 West Chestnut Hill Road. The Delaware State Police Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit is assisting in the investigation.
Members of the public are asked to avoid the area.
This is an ongoing incident and further information will be disseminated when available.
Released August 4, 2018 at 1500 hours