Unattended Luggage Downtown Prompts Police Response

Officers and detectives responded late this afternoon to investigate an unattended piece of luggage that ultimately turned out to be harmless. 

At approximately 4:51 p.m. officers responded to Westlake Avenue and Olive Way for the report of an unattended piece of luggage.  Officers quickly called Arson/Bomb Squad (ABS) detectives to the scene.  The area was cordoned off for one block in each direction while ABS detectives examined the luggage.  The luggage was found to be harmless – it contained miscellaneous clothing and personal items. 

Detectives secured the luggage and placed it into evidence/safekeeping.