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UPDATE: Suspicious package in downtown Oklahoma City turns out to be suitcase filled with clothes

Police have reopened Western Avenue downtown after a suspicious package was found to be harmless.
FROM STAFF REPORT Modified: May 29, 2012 at 12:17 pm •  Published: May 29, 2012
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Several downtown streets are closed while Oklahoma City police investigate a suspicious package Tuesday afternoon.

People are being asked to stay out of the area around 131 W Sheridan Ave., police Sgt. Jennifer Wardlow said.

Police blocked off the area to motorists about noon, and pedestrians are being kept out of the area. Wardlow said she is not sure if a bomb squad will be needed.

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