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CPD District 2 evacuated after report of suspicious package

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CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

Erie Avenue was shut down Friday morning near the Cincinnati Police Department District 2.

According to officers at the scene, the station told to officer to turn off radios and evacuate around 6:30 a.m. Friday.

District 2 said a backpack and bike were found outside the police station, not belonging to the department. It was noticed that it had been there since the night before.

CFD used a robotic device to manipulate and determine the contents of the package. It was later found to not be a threat.

District 2 and Erie Avenue reopened shortly after.

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