UPDATED: Authorities Give the All Clear in Park Rapids Explosives Investigation

Schools in the area were on lockdown but students and staff were allowed to leave at the normal dismissal time

 

PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — ¬†Authorities have given the all clear in an explosives investigation on the west side of the city.

This information was posted on the Hubbard Co. Sheriffs Office & Emergency Management Facebook page:

The scene on the west side of Park Rapids has been cleared. Everyone can return to the area & the roadways are being re-opened. A press release will be forwarded from the Park Rapids PD when it is available for the official information about the incident.

We will update you if any more information is released.

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The Park Rapids Police Department is investigating after a report of possible explosives on the west side of the city.

Roads in the area have been blocked off for safety while the investigation is ongoing.

Schools in the area were on lockdown but students and staff were allowed to leave at the normal dismissal time.

The Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office is also helping in the investigation.

Authorities are asking you not to travel into the area until an all clear is given.

We will update you with more information as it develops.

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