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'Suspicious package' near 5th and Bernard turns out to be a painting

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UPDATE: 10:20 a.m.

Spokane Police said after further investigation, the suspicious package turned out to be just painting. The scene has been cleared. 

Previous Coverage:

Spokane Police and their bomb squad unit are on scene investigating a suspicious package found near 5th and Bernard.

The call came in at around 7:30 a.m. after someone found the box sitting on top of a mailbox near the intersection of 5th and Bernard. Authorities tell us the package has a skull on it. The package has been removed from the mailbox and is currently being investigated by the bomb squad. 

This is a developing story, check back for updates.
 

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