Portland Police investigate suspicious device in the Gateway neighborhood

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September 08, 2012 16:14

  

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. Portland Police Officers assigned to East Precinct responded to a call of a suspicious device in the parking lot at the 1300 block of Northeast Halsey. Arriving Officers observed a suspicious device in a shopping cart and evacuated the area and established a large perimeter.

Officers also called out the Metro Explosives Disposal Unit. They are on scene and working to render the device safe.

No more details at this time.

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