PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The bomb squad was called out and roads were shut down in the Cultural District in Downtown Friday night due to a suspicious item.
According to emergency dispatchers, the first call came in around 7:20 p.m. about a suspicious package found outside of the Arts Building.READ MORE: Two People Taken To The Hospital After Being Shot In Stowe Township
Police closed off Liberty Avenue between 9th and Wood Streets while the bomb squad checked out the situation.
Officials also re-route Port Authority buses.READ MORE: 18 Inmates Of Washington County Jail Quarantined Following Positive COVID-19 Tests
However, the Pittsburgh Tribune Review reports the package was later found to be a water meter reading device.
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