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A device that looked like this, photographed on a basement workbench in a Middle Avenue home, caused police to evacuate a neighborhood.

Tiverton bomb scare caused by movie-like prank clock

Tiverton bomb scare caused by movie-like prank clock

TIVERTON — The bomb scare that emptied a Middle Avenue neighborhood two weeks ago was caused by a prank clock, obtained over the internet, that was made to look like a real bomb. The device  is called a “Defusable Clock.” The website that displays the clock invites readers to, “build a clock that looks seriously dangerous.” That’s

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