Police investigating after ‘disturbances’ felt in Peabody on Tuesday

PEABODY, MASS. (WHDH) - Police are investigating after “disturbances” were reportedly felt and heard in a Peabody neighborhood on Tuesday, officials said.

The disturbances were reported in the area of Goodwin Circle near the city’s downtown section around 11:30 a.m. and 12 p.m., according to the Peabody Police Department.

They were described as mysterious shakes and loud sounds.

“Heard it, felt it in my house off of Washington Street in downtown Peabody — twice,” resident Paul Carolan told 7NEWS.

Police say they have since been in contact with officials in Lynn and Lynnfield.

“At this time, the origin is unknown to all parties,” the department said in a tweet. “We will continue to monitor and investigate the vicinity.”

A Facebook post on the department’s page drew dozens of comments from people who had similar experiences.

I’ve been seeing it all over Facebook about the explosions happening people were saying that they could feel it in downtown Peabody over by Lynnfield Street Lynn, Street,” resident Sophia Adelino said.

An officer at the police department said they have also contacted Boston University’s seismologists to investigate.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the department at 978-531-1212.

This is a developing news story; stay with 7NEWS for updates online and on-air.

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