Suspicious package found at Knoxville Center Mall

Suspicious package found at Knoxville Center Mall

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Police say a suspicious device was discovered at the Knoxville Center Mall Thursday night.

Dispatchers received a call around 4 Thursday afternoon.

Officers later found the device in a storm grate in the parking lot near the Rush Fitness Center.

Investigators say the device was not an "explosive device," but due to the suspicious nature it was treated as such.

The area was later reopened to the public. No suspects have been arrested at this time.

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