Dan Stamm

Officials Find Smoke Bombs, Chemicals on Top of Center City Hotel, 2 in Custody: Police

UPDATE: Police have identified the man and say he was using the smoke bombs to create a smoke effect while taking pictures of the woman on top of the hotel. New details HERE.

Philadelphia Police took a man and woman into custody after they were found on top of a Center City hotel along with smoke bombs, according to investigators.

Officers were alerted that the two suspects were on top of the roof of the Hyatt at the Bellevue Hotel on 200 South Broad Street Monday night, said investigators. 

Investigators found what appeared to be smoke bombs and caustic chemicals that could be used to make pipe bombs on top of the roof.

The Bellevue was not evacuated at any time overnight. No injuries were reported. [[386400661, C]]

Homeland Security interviewed the unidentified man and woman as police searched for clues at the hotel.

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