Thursday, 26 September 2019 12:02

Suspicious Package "Rendered Safe" in Akron Featured

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A portion of State Road, between Marc Drive and Bath Road in Akron at the border of Cuyahoga Falls, was closed for hours Thursday morning, after a report of a suspicious package was called in to 911 just after 7:30 a.m. 

According to Akron Fire Lieutenant Serjie Lash, a AFD Batallion Captain responded to the area and then called in a fire crew, Hazmat, and the Summit County Bomb Squad to further investigate. 

Lt. Lash explained to the 1590 WAKR newsroom that the location of the package was right at Ascot Parkway closer to State Road. 

As of just about 10:30 Thursday morning, Akron Fire reported that the package had been detonated, or otherwise "rendered safe." 

There is no word yet on the contents of the package or any other information. 


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