Police and bomb squad called to West 24th Street for possible suspicious package

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Update: After removing the package, authorities determined it was just a radon device and no one was ever in danger.


A large police presence has gathered on West 24th Street including the bomb squad.

Police and the bomb squad were dispatched to the 600 block of West 24th Street around 4:30 p.m. for a possible suspicious package.

According to reports from the scene, a woman called the police after finding a backpack in her driveway with wires sticking out of it and they seemed to be connected to her neighbor’s home. She then called the bomb squad shortly after.

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