Published Wed, Aug 8, 2012 12:44 pm Dateline
Updated Wed, Aug 8, 2012 1:03 pm
A bomb unit in Columbus has detonated a suspicious package that earlier closed streets near the Ohio Statehouse.
The package, reported to be a backpack on the Ohio Statehouse grounds, forced pedestrians to clear the area, closed parts of High and Broad Streets and required statehouse workers to remain away from the
Columbus police say the Ohio State Highway Patrol called in the report late this morning and asked the bomb unit investigate.
The package was detonated early this afternoon.
There was no word on what was found in the package.