KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Law enforcement investigated a “suspicious package” found in Knoxville over the weekend.
On Sunday, Knoxville Police Department Explosive Ordinance Detail personnel responded to the scene of the 500 block of W. Vine Avenue to investigate a possible suspicious package. The public was told to avoid the area.
According to Google Maps, the street is near the Old City area.
Knoxville Police posted an update on social media around 12:16 p.m. that the package was cleared by the EOD. The area has been deemed safe and cleared.
“It was determined that the package did not pose any threat or danger,” Knoxville Police spokesperson Scott Erland said.
The investigation is still ongoing on the origins of the package.
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