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‘Suspicious package’ leads to evacuations in Kzoo Co.

Posted at 4:10 PM, Sep 12, 2019

OSHTEMO TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A group of businesses in Kalamazoo County have been evacuated while authorities investigate a suspicious package.

A heavy police presence can be seen near the intersection of M-43 and Maple Hill Drive near a Target in Oshtemo Township.

Nearby businesses were evacuated while deputies inspect a suspicious item that was found near the intersection and determine what it is. Authorities said there wasn’t a threat made with the item’s appearance.

If investigators determine the package isn’t a threat, they will remove it and reopen the businesses.