Suspicious Packages Delivered to WVIT, WTNH

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By Merrill Knox Comments

As stations up and down the East Coast were live with Hurricane Sandy coverage throughout the night (more on that later), The Hartford Courant is reporting that suspicious packages were delivered to two stations in Hartford around 4amET Monday.

Packages were dropped outside the front foyer at NBC O&O WVIT and near ABC affiliate WTNH. The areas were shut down and the bomb squad was called in to investigate, West Hartford police said. The Courant has details on a a suspect:

West Hartford police said they are looking for a white man, possibly in his 40s, with grayish hair who was driving a late model small silver car, possibly a Chevrolet Cobalt or Monte Carlo with a spoiler and sunroof.

>Update: a WVIT spokesperson tells TVSpy that police have removed the package and are evaluating it.