Police say suspicious package is a backpack with electronics

Austin/Travis County EMS on the scene of a suspicious package investigation at a Northwest Austin Courtyard Marriott (KXAN Photo/ Daniel Guerrero)
Austin/Travis County EMS on the scene of a suspicious package investigation at a Northwest Austin Courtyard Marriott (KXAN Photo/ Daniel Guerrero)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Austin police bomb squad has cleared the scene of a suspicious package investigation at a Courtyard Marriott.

Austin firetruck on the scene of a suspicious package investigation at a Northwest Austin Courtyard (KXAN Photo/ Daniel Guerrero)
Austin firetruck on the scene of a suspicious package investigation at a Northwest Austin Courtyard (KXAN Photo/ Daniel Guerrero)

The incident was in northwest Austin on the 9400 block of Stonelake Boulevard. The package was found around 5:20 a.m. Police say it turned out to be a backpack full of electronics and is not dangerous.

The Explosive Ordinance Disposal unit worked to control the situation.

A small portion of the hotel was cleared while a bomb robot retrieved the backpack.

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