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UPDATE: Suspicious device at Oklahoma City hospital deemed not dangerous

Oklahoma City police evacuated part of St. Anthony's emergency room and the bomb squad investigated after a suspicious device was reported.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: January 20, 2014 at 3:53 pm •  Published: January 20, 2014

3:40 p.m. The suspicious device found near downtown at St. Anthony's hospital is deemed not dangerous, Oklahoma City police Capt. Dexter Nelson said.

3:15 p.m. Oklahoma City police said they are investigating a suspicious device at a downtown hospital.

Police were called about 1:10 p.m. Monday to St. Anthony's hospital.

A man checked himself into the emergency room for treatment and left a backpack outside, police Capt. Dexter Nelson said. A security guard picked up the backpack and called the Oklahoma City police.

Hospital officials evacuated part of the emergency room, and the bomb squad has started investigating, Nelson said.

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