All-clear given after ‘suspicious package’ downtown turns out to be trash
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Police set up a perimeter in downtown Indianapolis Tuesday in response to a reported suspicious package that turned out to be trash.
According to officials, the refuse was discovered at the central post office downtown. A large police presence was seen in the area as a precaution.
Part of South Street was shut down to vehicles and pedestrians as police investigated.
Indianapolis Metropolitan police said security missed the garbage during a routine sweep. It was discovered later, prompting the large police presence downtown.
The all-clear has been given.