Police say “suspicious container” found near Purdue campus was no threat

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UPDATE (1:37 p.m.)- West Lafayette police investigating a report of a suspicious package in the area of Sylvia and Grant streets have found it to be no threat. The area is again open to traffic.

ORIGINAL POST (12:54 p.m.)– Purdue University told students Wednesday to avoid the area of Sylvia and Grant streets after a “suspicious container” was found.

The location is near the Purdue campus.

Fox59 was told the container was a pipe that was capped at both ends.

The story will be updated as more information becomes available.