MONTOUR FALLS, N.Y. — New York State Police are seeking help tracking down a car that dropped off a suspicious device Thursday in Montour Falls, Schuyler County.

Police are working to identify the contents of the device, which appears to be a large metal water cooler. The device was dropped off near the Montour Falls Fire Academy and New York State Police station.

Police have turned to the public to help identify the suspects who placed the device. A witness took a picture of a red sedan leaving the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call state police at (585) 398-4100.

Kelsey O'Connor

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