Emporia police investigate suspicious package

EMPORIA, Kan. (KSNT) – The Emporia Police Department investigated a suspicious package Friday morning.

According to the Emporia Police Department’s Facebook page, a suspicious suitcase was found outside in the area of 9th and Commercial Street.

Emporia police contacted the Topeka Bomb Squad for assistance with the suspicious suitcase and after reviewing photos, direction was given to EPD to safely inspect it.

As a safety precaution, police blocked off the area.

The suitcase was determined to be safe and the area is back open to traffic.

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