Elkhart Police investigate Molotov cocktail found outside business

Police were called to Atlantis Furniture and Mattress last week after a bag containing a Molotov cocktail was found outside the business.

Posted on Aug. 14, 2014 at 2:54 p.m.

The Elkhart Police Department is investigating an explosive device found outside an Elkhart business last week.

Officers were called to Atlantis Furniture and Mattress, 2850 S. Main St., at 12:21 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, for a report of a suspicious bag, according to a department report.

The responding officer found a bag near the business containing a Molotov cocktail, said Asst. Chief Laura Koch.

An officer from the department’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit was called and disposed of the device.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Elkhart Police Department at (574) 295-7070.

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