PERRY – Officers found what was described as “an active incendiary device” in a Covington Street apartment early Sunday after they were called for an apparent domestic dispute, Perry village police report.
Police responded shortly after 3:30 a.m. when a woman called to say she was locked out of her Covington Street home and that the man inside had threatened to harm himself. Officers said they found the device in a bedroom and called state police to identify it. It was removed safely.
Police said the man, who was not identified, needed medical attention and was taken to Wyoming County Community Hospital, Warsaw, for treatment. An investigation is continuing and charges are pending.