PORTSMOUTH, NH – An area of downtown Portsmouth was cleared and cordoned off Saturday police due to a possible bomb scare.
Two downtown restaurants, Portsmouth Feed Company and The Thirsty Moose, were evacuated after police say someone reported a “suspicious device” found in a trash can at about 9:30 p.m.
The incident was investigated and the state police bomb squad assisted. No bomb was found.
The scene was cleared at about 12:45 a.m.