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Police: No new information regarding suspicious package found in downtown Bangor

By Ryan McLaughlin, BDN Staff
Brian Feulner | BDN
Brian Feulner | BDN
Bangor police mark off an area in Pickering Square on Wednesday night after a report of a bomb threat.

BANGOR, Maine — No new information was available Thursday afternoon regarding a suspicious package found in Pickering Square on Wednesday night, according to police.

Police are not disclosing what the suspicious package was.

The package was located after a bomb threat shut down Pickering Square on Wednesday evening.

Officers responded to the area shortly after 7 p.m., prompting closure of several streets, along with temporary closures of area businesses, including Nocturnem, the Waverly and the 4:20 shop. The businesses reopened around 9 p.m.

The package was found near the Pickering Square pay phone near the Kenduskeag Stream footbridge.

The incident remains under investigation.

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