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'Suspicious' device found at bus stop determined non-explosive

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PHOENIX -

Police say a device they considered suspicious was found be safe and non-explosive.

Phoenix Police Sgt. Trent Crump says they received a call about a suspicious device at a bus stop bench near 23rd Avenue and Northern on Wednesday morning.

According to Crump, officers first used a robot to investigate the device and eventually shot at it to make it open up. 

After officers looked at the device, they determined it was non-explosive.

The bomb squad is on-site investigating to see if the device was intentionally left there to create an inconvenience. 

A portion of I-17 was closed during the investigation.

This is a developing story. Stay with FOX 10 News for updates.

 


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