Springfield Fire Department says unattended item found near downtown not suspicious

Police block streets in downtown Springfield.
Police block streets in downtown Springfield.(KY3)
Published: Jan. 25, 2021 at 9:02 PM CST
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - The Springfield Fire Department’s bomb squad is investigating an item left unattended in downtown Springfield.

Police sealed off the entire neighborhood around Grant and Mount Vernon Street around 9 p.m. Monday night.

A battalion chief with the fire department said they received a call about the item. It turns out there was nothing suspicious about it.

We were told police evacuated a business in the area.

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