2 pipe bombs found near YMCA in Winchendon

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WINCHENDON, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) -- Police in Winchendon responded to the discovery of two pipe bombs near the field house at the Clark Memorial YMCA Monday.

Officers found two small pipes with wicks attached at about 8 a.m. Monday on Summer Street. The Mass. State Police bomb squad and the fire marshal's office were called to the scene. Members of the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms also responded.

The devices were moved to a safe location and rendered harmless. Investigators believe the placement of the devices was random.

An investigation is ongoing.