Bomb squad: Suspicious device in Covington is no threat

COVINGTON, KENTUCKY (FOX19) - A bomb squad was called to the scene near the Kenton County Justice Center after receiving reports of a suspicious device.

Officers were called to the intersection of Third Street and Madison Avenue on Saturday around noon.

Dispatch says the bomb squad was called to the scene after a gas can was found with wires sticking out of it.

Officers say that the suspicious object turned out to be nothing harmful and was cleaned up and removed.

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