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Bomb Squad Finds Clothes In Suspicious Package Near Oklahoma County Jail

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A suspicious duffle bag was found at Shartel Avenue and Couch Drive on Friday. A suspicious duffle bag was found at Shartel Avenue and Couch Drive on Friday.
The suspicious package turned out to be a duffel bag filled with clothes. The suspicious package turned out to be a duffel bag filled with clothes.
OKLAHOMA CITY -

A suspicious package found near the Oklahoma County Jail, just west of downtown Oklahoma City, turned out to be a duffel bag filled with clothes, according to the Oklahoma City police.

According to police, the suspicious duffel bag was found just after 11:30 a.m. Friday at Shartel Avenue and Couch Drive.

A bomb squad responded to the scene. Authorities blocked off the streets in the area while the bomb squad investigated the package.

No evacuations were ordered during the investigation.

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