Another Suspicious Package Found in New Haven

New Haven police said a suspicious package found on State Street early this afternoon turned out to be a duffel bag full of clothing.

The New Haven Police Department Bomb Squad responded to State Street between Wall and George streets around 1 p.m. Wednesday following the report of a suspicious package.

Investigators identified the item as a duffel bag with clothes inside and said nothing dangerous was found.

Police cleared the scene after about half an hour.

It's the second suspicious package incident reported in New Haven today.

A suspicious package found near Yale-New Haven Hospital earlier turned out to be a fireproof safe.

Before that, police responded to a bomb scare at several downtown courthouses.

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