Hazmat investigates suspicious package at DPS office

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Austin Fire Department Hazmat Task Force investigated a suspicious package left at the Texas Department of Public Safety office at 5805 North Lamar Blvd. The call about the suspicious package came in at 10:51 a.m.

The task force cleared the scene about 1:45 p.m. It is unclear what the contents of the package were.

Austin police also responded, but the bomb squad was not dispatched to the scene.

 

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