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UPDATE: Suspicious Package In Downtown Was Harmless

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SPD NEWS RELEASE: At about 6:00 p.m. Friday Spokane Police received a report of a suspicious package in the parking lot at the northeast corner of Sprague and Washington. The package was a metal tube stood on end. The person who called the package in said he had picked up the item, and in his estimation weighed about "3 or 4 pounds."

Spokane Police responded, and closed Sprague Avenue between Bernard and  Washington as a precaution. The Spokane Police Bomb Squad was called to the scene to inspect the device. The bomb robot was used in examining the package, and after about an hour and a half, the technicians on the bomb squad had determined the package  was not an explosive device.

Although in this situation everything turned out for the best, if you suspect that a package is suspicious, Do Not pick it up, or move it.  Please call Crime Check at 456-2233.

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