Harrisonville: 'Suspicious package' not an explosive device

Posted at 10:39 PM, May 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-16 07:18:17-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE, May 16 | According to the Harrisonville, Mo twitter account, the suspicious package was not an explosive device and the scene has been cleared.

ORIGINAL STORY, May 15 | Three days after one person was arrested when a suspicious package was found outside a Harrisonville home, police in the Cass County town have closed streets because of another suspicious package.

“Harrisonville PD has closed Commercial St between Plaza and Locust due to another suspicious package,” the department said Friday in a Facebook post.

Specialists from the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department’s Bomb and Arson Unit have been called in to assist with the package.

The public is asked to avoid the area.

The suspicious device found Tuesday afternoon appeared to be an explosive device and was disposed of at a safe location by KCPD Bomb and Arson.