IMPD: Suspicious bag on east side is harmless

(WISH Photo, file)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — An east side intersection was closed Tuesday morning while police investigated a suspicious bag, police dispatchers said.

Officers responded to 21st Street and Shadeland Avenue shortly after 6 a.m. after a passerby found a white bag under a bridge.

Police say there was a high-pitched, electrical sound coming from the bag. The bomb squad was called in to investigate.

21st Street and Franklin Road was blocked until around 8:30 a.m. Police determined the contents in the bag were harmless. The bag was full of security tags from stolen clothes.

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