Police were called to a home on Southern Avenue in Little Falls on Wednesday night for a possible homemade bomb located on the front lawn of a residence.

According to My Little Falls.com, a perimeter was established by State Police and the Little Falls Fire Department and EMS were called to the scene should there be a need.

The neighborhood was evacuated and the State Police Explosive Ordinance Disposal team was able to neutralize the device at the location.

At this time the investigation has not yielded any information that led officers to believe there is any further risk to public safety or security.

The investigation is continuing.

11 Ways to Avoid Getting Ripped Off When Holiday Shopping Online

The world-wide shipping delays have shoppers buying holiday gifts early this year and much of the commerce is happening online. After all, how can you avoid the amazing deals? Now more than ever, these amazing deals are shady transactions that look authentic and safe.

One way to shop safely online is to buy from local vendor websites, or visit sites like Etsy which touts small meaningful gifts, often times created by small businesses and crafters.

The Better Business Bureau recommends online buyers do research before they click the checkout button.

Here are 11 things you can do to avoid getting ripped off online, according to the Better Business Bureau.

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