Part of courthouse evacuated after suspicious package found

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ERIE, Pa. — Part of the Erie County Courthouse was evacuated after a suspicious package was found in Central Court on Monday. 

The north side of the first floor of the courthouse was evacuated after Erie County sheriff’s deputies found an unattended bag that seemed suspicious.

First-floor workers were outside of the courthouse for about 15 minutes before the bag was removed and the area was deemed safe.

It was determined the bag was not a threat to public safety.

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