News ID: 281229
Published: 0325 GMT March 01, 2021

Las Vegas police investigate ‘unusual item’ found at federal courthouse

Las Vegas police investigate ‘unusual item’ found at federal courthouse

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Police and firefighters at the scene where a security officer at the Lloyd George U.S. Courthouse found an "unusual item" near the east entrance of the courthouse in Downtown Las Vegas.

RACHEL ASTON/reviewjournal.com

An “unusual item” that prompted a police response to the federal courthouse in downtown Las Vegas was determined to not be a danger to the public, Las Vegas police said.

According to reviewjournal.com, Officers responded shortly before 10 a.m. to the Lloyd George U.S. Courthouse, 333 Las Vegas Blvd. South, after a security officer found an unusual item near an east entrance to the building, Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Brian Boxler said.

Police set up a perimeter, and hazardous materials investigators and the bomb squad were called to the scene, Boxler said.

He said the item appeared to be abandoned property that someone left near the courthouse.

 

 

   
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