A backpack left on a public transit bus in Milford has been determined to be harmless, according to Milford police
The public transportation bus was on Bridgeport Avenue near Seemans Lane around 7:50 a.m. when someone noticed the backpack and called police. Passengers were removed from the bus and nearby businesses were evacuated.
Roads near the bus were closed while the State Police Bomb Squad investigated.
Officers found personal effects inside the backpack and nothing else, police said.
Meadowside Elementary School at 80 Seemans Lane was placed in a lockout condition while police investigated the backpack, but that has since been lifted.