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Breaking: Police investigate explosion at UNC, additional suspicious package nearby

CHAPEL HILL, NC — University of North Carolina Police are investigating the detonation of a device at Davie Poplar in McCorkle Place–at least one person was injured.

According to WNCN, Carrboro police were also investigating a suspicious package near W. Weaver Street and Lindsay Street.

Police say a suspect is in custody. According to witnesses, the suspect was shouting “Hail Satan!” … “This is the Revelation! You’ve witnessed the anti-Christ!”

Cameron Avenue is currently closed to through traffic between S. Columbia St. and Raleigh St.

Video posted online shows the moment of the blast.

Residents are being asked to avoid the area. The investigation is ongoing.

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