APD bomb squad clears county courthouse after suspicious package found


AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin Police Department’s bomb squad responded to the scene of a suspicious package found at the county courthouse downtown on Tuesday night.

According to APD, police were assisting the Travis County Sheriff’s Office in clearing the scene, which happened several minutes later.

(KXAN/Juan Salinas Jr.)

APD says the package is not a bomb but they are still collecting evidence.

KXAN will update this with more information as it becomes available.

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