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Unattended Backpack Brings out Bomb Squad

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???????????????????????????????POPLAR BLUFF, MO. (KMOX) – An abandoned backpack caused concern in Poplar Bluff.

The backpack was discovered at the base of a railroad trestle in the 200 block of South Riverview Drive.

Immediately, a bomb team, F.B.I. agents and members of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms were brought in.

A SEMO bomb team robot pulled the pack a safe distance from the railroad property and dismantled it with a water cannon. Inside, they found clothing and personal items.

The owner of the package has not been identified.

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