Sunday, June 19, 2022

Suspicious Bag Draws Response from Law Enforcement in McAdoo

 A suspicious item in McAdoo drew a response from law enforcement early Sunday.

According to the Pennsylvania State Police at Frackville, around 5:00pm, on Sunday, June 19th, 2022, a suspicious brown travel suitcase was found in the front lawn of a home on East Blaine Street.

It was not known how the brief ended up in the yard or what was inside.

Law enforcement called for the State Police Hazardous Device and Explosives team who arrived and determined that the suitcase was not a threat to the public.

The incident ended around 8:00pm, Sunday.  It is believed the suitcase was put in the yard some time between 1:00am and 8:00am on Sunday.

RETRACTION:  The times in this story were changed from it's original posting.