Hartford police are searching for a person responsible after finding $5,000 worth of illegal fireworks being sold out of a van.
Police said they responded to 592 Garden St., on Friday evening for the report of an individual selling fireworks out of a blue van.
Police were unable to locate a suspect but saw the illegal fireworks inside of the car.
They seized 179 miscellaneous fireworks.
The bomb squad also assisted to properly store the fireworks.
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