Suspicious package prompts downtown street closings

08/18/2014 1:56 PM

08/18/2014 7:58 PM

Kansas City police shut down streets downtown while they investigated a suspicious suitcase Monday afternoon.

The suitcase was found about 1:30 p.m. next to a bus stop sign along 13th Street between Holmes and Charlotte streets.

The event was declared over and the streets reopened after 5 p.m. Police said the case contained no threat.

Tony Rizzo, trizzo@kcstar.com

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