'Chemical reaction bombs' found in Monroe neighborhood

A still of the Drano bombs from the police
A still of the Drano bombs from the police

MONROE, OH (FOX19) - The Butler County bomb squad was called to a Monroe neighborhood Tuesday morning after there was a report of several bombs found.

Monroe Police responded to the 400 block of Hickory Street at around 6:30 a.m. for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers found several suspicious looking items in the street. Police then contacted the Butler County bomb squad.

The bomb squad found 9 items later identified as "Chemical Reaction bombs" and detonated them.

There were no reports of injuries or property damage. A few evacuations were temporarily ordered.

No arrests have been made. Police say they believe juveniles may be responsible for setting the bombs, and the investigation is ongoing.

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