INDIANAPOLIS — A suspicious package found at IUPUI Saturday evening was filled with dry ice, according to police.
The incident was reported in the 500 block of Barnhill Drive, near West Michigan Street.
Smoke appeared to be coming from a cardboard box, according to police at the scene. A bomb squad responded to the scene to help investigate.
IUPUI Final Update: The package was investigated and determined to be safe by law enforcement. You may resume your normal routine on campus.— IUPD-IUPUI (@IUPD_IUPUI) September 12, 2020
IUPUI Update: The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Bomb Squad is on scene investigating the package. More information to come as available.— IUPD-IUPUI (@IUPD_IUPUI) September 12, 2020
Officers were notified of the package around 5 p.m., according to police at the scene.
Some people in nearby buildings were evacuated.
Police and the fire department are investigating a suspicious package at Barnhill Circle. Please avoid the area until it has been declared safe. Updates will come when we have more details. https://t.co/6lhEZ5r8Xm— IUPUI (@IUPUI) September 12, 2020