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Bomb Squad Called after Bag Found South of Capitol

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The bomb squad was called out after a caller reported an unattended backpack this morning south of the capital.

Officer Pat Renz with the Bismarck Police Department says officers responded to the North Dakota Republican Headquarters around 9:15.

A caller reported an unattended backpack near a retaining wall and thought it should be checked.

Police closed off the area to traffic and called in the bomb squad.

They x-rayed the bag and found it safe.

The bag contained clothing and personal items.

Streets were reopened around 11:30.

 

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