The Arson Bomb Squad is reporting the details of a suspicious incident that occurred on Friday, June 24, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. in Merrick.
According to Detectives, Police responded to a call for a suspicious item in the rear parking lot of Levy Lakeside School in Merrick, located at 21 Babylon Road. Seventh Precinct Officers identified multiple plastic bottles containing explosive making materials, one of which contained BB’s. These items were tested, made safe and then transported off school grounds. Police conducted a further investigation at surrounding schools in the area with negative results. The Police Department continues to intensify patrols throughout all areas of concern within Nassau County. The investigation is ongoing.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding the above incident to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous. Police urge anyone who may see or hear anything suspicious to call 911 immediately.
Details by: ABS/Det./Lt. Strigaro 6/24/2022/1613/9595