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Suspicious package found at bus stop false alarm, police say

Incident took place at bus stop near Poplar, Zarzamora St

SAN ANTONIO – A South Side intersection was closed briefly Friday morning due to an investigation into a suspicious package left at a bus stop near Poplar and Zarzamora Street.

The San Antonio Police Department, the San Antonio Fire Department and VIA Transit Police were called to the scene around 9 a.m.

San Antonio Police Department spokesman Officer Doug Greene said the suspicious package turned out to be a satchel full of clothing. A VIA supervisor first spotted the package on top of a bus stop shelter and called it in. 

Police said VIA Transit Police brought in their own dogs before calling in SAPD. 

Several streets were blocked off for a time forcing traffic to be diverted.The streets have since reopened.

Stay with KSAT 12 both online and on-air for more information on this developing story.


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