Explosive devices found at Weirton Municipal Building

WEIRTON Officers of the Weirton Police Department discovered three explosive chemical weapons outside of the Weirton Municipal Building at about 11 p.m. Monday night, according to Chief Bruce Marshall.

Two of the devices were found around the base of the building, and one was found near a police cruiser in the parking lot, Marshall said.

The Weirton Police Department’s Special Response Unit defused the weapons and reported the incident to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which was en route to the city.