PORTLAND — Members of the protest movement Occupy Maine say they believe an explosive hurled at their Lincoln Park encampment early Sunday morning came from a silver sedan.

Organizers of the protest, which is linked to the Occupy Wall Street demonstrators, said the explosion lifted a large table about a foot off the ground. Nobody was injured.

Police are investigating and spent about two hours at the campsite, located alongside busy Congress Street corridor, collecting evidence to determine the compounds used in the chemical explosive, organizers said.

A statement from the group said many campers fear another attack.

The car, seen driving slowly past the encampment before someone inside threw the device, is described as an older model silver four-door sedan, possibly a Toyota or Nissan.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Portland Police Department at 874-8575.

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