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Police issue 'all clear' after suspicious duffel bag closes Downtown street

FOX19 NOW/Robert Guaderrama FOX19 NOW/Robert Guaderrama
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

Cincinnati police issued an "all clear" about 8:15 a.m. after a suspicious duffel bag shut down Fifth Street between Broadway and Sentinel streets earlier Monday morning.

Columbia Parkway traffic also was diverted onto northbound Interstate 71.

Police and fire crews responded to the area shortly before 7:30 a.m. after someone spotted a suspicious item and called the city's pubic services department, according to Cincinnati fire dispatchers.

Authorities called the bomb squad and shut down Fifth Street out of precaution.

They determined the suspicious item was a duffel bag full of clothes.

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