• Authorities investigate suspicious package at Everett gas station


    EVERETT, Wash. - An investigation continues after a suspicious package was found at a gas station in Everett Wednesday morning, police said.

    Before 6 a.m., police received a report that there was a package at a pump at the Fred Meyer station on 19th Avenue Southeast near the Everett-Bothell Highway area.

    A bomb squad was called to the area to investigate. 

    According to police, the suspicious package was a pressure cooker and did not contain explosives or detonation devices.

    Stores in the area were temporarily closed off. 

    Police said surveillance video showed a person dropping the pressure cooker off, but there is no video of a vehicle.

    Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 911 or the Everett Police Department tip line at 425-257-8450.

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