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1-14-17 Suspicious Package - 150 River St.


On January 14, 2017 at 4:04 PM the Chattanooga Police Department received a call about a suspicious package at 150 River Street. The Chattanooga Police Bomb Squad responded to the scene. The following are the releasable details of that incident:

Available Details:

  • A suspicious package was reported on the Walnut Street Bridge on River Street
  • CPD Bomb Squad Technicians cleared a portion of the immediate area of Coolidge Park and treated the package as a threat until it could be confirmed otherwise
  • The North end of the Walnut Street Bridge was closed off as a precaution
  • CPD Bomb Squad Technicians rendered the package safe

Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call 423-698-2525. The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released when available.

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NOTE: The preceding information is preliminary and is subject to change as the investigation continues

Chattanooga Police Department
3410 Amnicola Hwy.
Chattanooga, TN 37406 (map)

Office hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 AM through 5:00 PM

Emergencies: 911

To report a crime or request assistance: (423) 698-2525

General Information:
(423) 643-5000

Crime Prevention and Community Outreach:
(423) 643-5090

Crime Stoppers Hotline:
(423) 698-3333

Drug Tip Hotline:
(423) 493-BUST (2878)

 

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