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Suspicious item reported near Oracle and Wetmore

Posted at 5:23 PM, Nov 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-20 19:34:41-05

Tucson police and members of the bomb squad are responding to the area of Oracle and Wetmore after a backpack was left near a power pole. 

Sgt. Pete Dugan says officers have evacuated the area as a precaution. 

Dugan says the bomb squad will X-ray the backpack and then take appropriate action from there.

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