Bomb squad called for suspicious package in Lafayette

Lafayette Police said a suspicious package at a Lafayette Fed Ex facility turned out to be harmless.

Posted: Aug 14, 2019 11:54 PM
Updated: Aug 14, 2019 11:55 PM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Lafayette Police said a suspicious package at a Lafayette Fed Ex facility turned out to be harmless.

The Tippecanoe County Bomb Squad was called for precautionary measures and ruled out any uncertainties.

The investigation closed the intersection of Veterans Memorial Parkway South and David Howarth Drive for about two hours between 6 and 8 p.m.

LPD said a Fed Ex employee called in the suspicious package around six in the evening. 

Officers take measures first before calling the bomb squad, according to Sgt. Brown.

He said a suspicious package could be called in for multiple reasons including it being too heavy, the packing was strange or it's leakng liquid. 

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