Police investigate suspicious package in Colorado Springs near North Academy and Flintridge

Near N. Academy/Flintridge in Colorado Springs 9/26/22. UPDATE: No threat found by bomb squad.
Published: Sep. 26, 2022 at 3:47 PM MDT|Updated: Sep. 27, 2022 at 6:29 AM MDT
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Police in Colorado Springs were investigating a suspicious package Monday afternoon.

Police tell KKTV 11 News they received a call at about 2:36 p.m. for the package in question in an area close to the 4700 block of North Academy Boulevard. The area is near Flintridge Drive north of Palmer Park. The bomb squad was called to investigate.

At about 5 p.m., police deemed the scene safe. Police said there was a “beeping” item left in a trash can. The bomb squad learned it was just a security tag.

No other information was shared. This article likely won’t be updated because of the circumstances tied to the item in question. The purpose of this article was to provide the latest information regarding a large law enforcement presence.