Bomb squad called to assist suspicious jar found on Rochester road

The report came in around 9:30 p.m. along Salem Rd. between Fox Valley and Skyline Dr.

Posted: May 24, 2018 9:44 AM
Updated: May 24, 2018 10:17 AM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – A St. Paul bomb squad was called to assist after a jar object that was flashing and beeping was found in the middle of a road.
The jar ended up being full of security tags that were flashing, and police say someone may have been shoplifting and discarded the bag.
The report came in around 9:30 p.m. along Salem Rd. between Fox Valley and Skyline Dr.
Police did evacuate the area and blocked off the road. However, due to the location’s nature it did not impact traffic.

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