Halloween costume sparked suspicious package threat in Waldo neighborhood of Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A suspicious package found Monday afternoon in a Waldo neighborhood of Kansas City proved to be harmless.

The package was found near 80th Terrace and Oak Street.

A neighbor found some kind of large firework near a trash bag in a backyard.

The owner of the house was not home so Kansas City's bomb and arson squad attempted to determine if it is an explosive or not.

Around 6 p.m., the bomb robot was put back in place and police gave the all clear.

A police spokesman said the suspicious package was a fake bomb vest used as a Halloween costume.

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