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Suspicious device forces evacuations in West Central

SPOKANE, Wash, - Police evacuated the area around an apartment building at 2200 West Broadway where a suspicious device was been found.

The discovery of mysterious liquid inside the susicious device by bomb technicians using x-ray equipment prompted the evacuation of the surrounding area. Technicians determined the device was not explosive, but called in HazMat crews to examine the unknown liquid.

Police say the landlord there was cleaning out the unit of a recently evicted tenant when he spotted something that looked like a bomb.

Broadway has been closed off from Chestnut to Cochran.

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