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UPDATED: APD Bomb Squad Investigates Suspicious Package

Updated: Tuesday, August 12 2014, 09:27 PM CDT

9:25 p.m. UPDATE: APD says the device has been disrupted and I-35 has been reopened, but officers will still be in the area for a follow up investigation for about one hour, police say.



The Austin Police Department's bomb squad is investigation a suspicious package in East Austin near a donation drop box.

It's happening near the intersection of I-35 and 11th Street.

Police say they've set up a perimeter around a "Goodwill type drop box" in a parking lot.

Further details were not immediately available. We will update this story as we learn more.

(Photo from Katey Meyer.)

UPDATED: APD Bomb Squad Investigates Suspicious Package

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