DPS: Suspicious device that closed roadway was harmless - KCTV5


DPS: Suspicious device that closed roadway was harmless

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A suspicious device that closed a Phoenix-area roadway was a simulated device like a toy, the Arizona Department of Public Safety said.

DPS initially shut down US 60 and the 303 at 12:50 p.m. Tuesday until an Explosive Ordinance Disposal team could investigate, said DPS spokesman Raul Garcia.

The device was originally reported as a grenade about six feet off the roadway.

After investigating, DPS officials said it was harmless. 

The roadway was reopened.

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