Police discover unknown backpack behind police department

Last updated: July 12. 2014 8:57PM - 3606 Views
By Michael Ullery

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PIQUA - A Piqua police officer discovered a suspicious backpack on Saturday afternoon behind the Piqua Police Department.

Following an attempt to find out if it belonged to anyone, it was determined that the Dayton Bomb Squad be called in to investigate.

Following a thorough inspection of the backpack, including x-rays, bomb squad members carefully opened the backpack. Inside were clothing items.

Several Piqua streets and part of the Linear Park bike path were closed down as a precaution during the investigation.

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