CPD: Suspicious package was a sleeping bag

akflanagan@thestate.comFebruary 6, 2014 

— The Columbia Police Department said Sumter and Lady Streets should reopen soon after emergency teams finished investigating a suspicious package in the area Thursday afternoon.

Emergency teams, which arrived on the scene about 1:30 p.m. Thursday, discovered a sleeping bag inside a larger bag.

Gervais at Lady was closed to traffic for about an hour while emergency teams investigated.

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