Resident and FINCOM member Bob Stein told Sudbury Patch the suspicious device was on his property and was a "sophisticated molotov cocktail device."
"My wife saw it in the street and brought it over to the mailbox thinking it was junk," he said. "I said, 'That doesn't look right,' and called (the police chief)."
Stein described the device as a cut open water bottle.
"It was the real mccoy," he said.
Stein said no one was hurt.
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Sudbury and State Police have removed a suspicious device that was discovered late this afternoon on Thompson Drive.
According to Sudbury Police Chief Scott Nix, an extensive search of the area has been completed and everything appears safe.
"If anyone encounters an unusual or suspicious device, please contact the police," Nix said.
As result of the investigation, the State Police bomb squad responded and helped remove the device. It was found at about 5 p.m. but was not detonated.
Nix said he could not supply further information because of the ongoing investigation.