Milwaukee police investigating suspicious package found on Wisconsin Avenue

Posted at 8:53 AM, May 21, 2018

MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee police are investigating a “suspicious package/device” that was found on top of an electrical box in downtown Milwaukee. 

The device was reported to police just before 7 a.m. Monday in the 100 block of W. Wisconsin Avenue. 

Police say their efforts are concerned with a backpack at that location.

Police and the bomb squad are still at the scene of the investigation.

During their investigation, a man was taken into custody after he crossed the police tape line and dumped out the contents inside the backpack.

Police have not released any other information at this time.

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