All Clear After Suspicious Package Closes TANK Transit Center
Concerns about a suspicious package closed the TANK bus transit center and Kenton County Parking Garage in Downtown Covington on Tuesday afternoon.
Emergency crews responded to the scene around 11:30 a.m. and remained there until the all-clear was issued at around 1:30 p.m.
The package? An apparent "homemade" radio with speakers in a bag.
The Cincinnati Bomb Squad was called in to investigate.
The package in question was said to be on the fourth floor.
Covington firefighters connected hoses to hydrants as a precaution.
Madison Avenue was shut down between Third Street and RiverCenter Boulevard.
TANK rerouted its buses to make pick-ups at the corners of Fourth Street and Scott Boulevard and Fourth & Russell Streets.
This story will be updated.
-Michael Monks, editor & publisher of The River City News