Suspicious Package Causes Concern in St. Louis

6 years 6 days 18 hours ago Thursday, October 10 2013 Oct 10, 2013 Thursday, October 10, 2013 8:47:04 AM CDT October 10, 2013 in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis police have shut down a small area of downtown after a suspicious package was found outside a building.

The package was discovered about 8 a.m. Thursday near a building in the 1500 block of Market Street. A robot was brought in to help deal with it, and crews were preparing to spray water on the package. Market Street was closed in the area and onlookers were being kept away.

The building houses many city offices, including municipal court. It is next to a large Post Office.

 

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