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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.

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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.

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