DAYTON — UPDATED @ 6:21 p.m.: The Dayton Bomb Squad investigated, then disposed of a suspicious package that caused the evacuation of the downtown RTA hub Monday morning and disrupted travel for several hours.
DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A bomb squad used a remote opening procedure on a suspicious package found near the RTA hub in Dayton.
Regional dispatch tells 2 NEWS that an officer found the suspicious package while walking through the RTA hub around 8:30 a.m. Monday on S. Jefferson Street.
Bus services continued running but officials asked people to board the buses at the intersection of N. Main Street and W. Third Street.
Jefferson Street was blocked between Second Street and Fourth Street, as was Third Street at St. Clair Street.
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“An RTA employee found a suspicious package, a suitcase in an unusual location outside of the RTA hub,” said Major Wendy Stiver of Dayton Police.
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