Homes evacuated in Lawrence where chemicals found

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Police have blocked off and evacuated some houses in a Lawrence neighborhood after finding chemicals and possible pipe bombs in a home.

The incident began Sunday morning when police went to the house to recover weapons.

On the premises they found the chemicals and what could be pipe bombs.


Methuen and Lawrence police have responded with a hazardous materials team and Massachusetts State Police Bomb Squad.

No other details were immediately available.