Authorities investigate suspicious package at Everett gas station

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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.