Suspicious Item Empties Dodge City Library

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

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Thursday, August 23, 2012

The public library in Dodge City has been evacuated while officers including bomb technicians check a suspicious package left by a man who was taken into custody.

Authorities emptied the library Thursday morning and expected the evacuation to last throughout the day.

Library employees alerted Dodge City police after hearing the man make alarming comments on a pay phone. The man was being questioned Thursday afternoon.

Nearby streets were closed to traffic during the investigation.

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