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Police investigating suspicious device in downtown Spokane

Spokane police investigated the discovery of a suspicious device near the corner of First Avenue and Adams Street in the downtown area.

Police cleared the area around 12:45 p.m., police officials said.

Reports indicate a male plugged a small device into a gas meter and left the area, a news release from the police department said.

The roads and sidewalks were temporarily blocked to vehicle and pedestrian traffic.

More information will be posted on this story as it becomes available.

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