On 11/11/19 at approximately 0045 hours, Brattleboro Police, Brattleboro Fire and Rescue Inc responded to the area of the bridge on Elm Street for a reported explosion. Responders located one injured person who was transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. He was treated and released.
Preliminary investigation revealed that a small homemade destructive device was detonated under the bridge. No damage to any nearby structures was reported or observed.
VSP Bomb Squad provided assistance and Groundworks Collaborative was contacted to offer services to nearby residents.
There is currently no known concern for the safety of the public related to this isolated event. Anyone who has information related to this incident is urged to contact Detective Sergeant Eaton.
This incident remains under investigation. No further information will be released at this time.