Bomb squad called for suspicious backpack at police station

Piqua suspicious bag

PIQUA, Ohio (WDTN)– Police officers call the bomb squad after discovering an abandoned backpack left outside the police station.

Lt. Jason Preston said an officer found the backpack around 4:00 p.m. Saturday

It was by itself next to police cruisers in the parking lot of the police station.

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Because of the location, and suspicious nature of the bag– they called the Dayton bomb squad to investigate.

They inspected, and x-rayed the bag and determined there was no bomb or threat.

The bag was full of clothes, but officials still don’t know why it was left there. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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