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PRESS PHOTO BY DEBBIE GALBRAITHA Salisbury Township police truck and the Lehigh County HazMat unit are on either side of a tent at the township municipal building where items, allegedly belonging to a man injured on the Appalachian Trail, near Hawk Mt., Kempton, were taken. The FBI, Allentown Bomb Squad and HazMat personnel set up the staging area to test the items. PRESS PHOTO BY DEBBIE GALBRAITHA Salisbury Township police truck and the Lehigh County HazMat unit are on either side of a tent at the township municipal building where items, allegedly belonging to a man injured on the Appalachian Trail, near Hawk Mt., Kempton, were taken. The FBI, Allentown Bomb Squad and HazMat personnel set up the staging area to test the items.

FBI, bomb squad investigate items brought to hospital

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Salisbury Township Police were called to Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township at 2:03 a.m. March 16 to take possession of items belonging to a man who was MedEvac’d to the hospital that morning.

The man reportedly was on the Appalachian Trail, near Hawk Mountain, Kempton, when he was injured by an explosion.

Following the explosion, which affected his hand and arm, the man was transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital.

Police allegedly took possession of drug paraphernalia, six knives, a Smith & Wesson revolver, black gun powder, fuses and other unknown substances.

All items were transported to the Salisbury Township Municipal Building where FBI, Allentown Bomb Squad and HazMat personnel set up a staging area to test the items.