• Suspicious package shuts down Bellevue street

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    BELLEVUE, Wash. - Police are investigating a suspicious device found near a Bellevue bank Wednesday afternoon.

     

    The incident happened between 100th and 102nd avenues on Northeast 8th Street.

     

    According to police, witnesses saw a white man throw a cylindrical object out of his car window that had the words “blow-up” on it.

     

    A bomb squad with the Bellevue Police Department was sent to the scene.

     

    The Washington Federal Bank was evacuated.

     

    Northeast 8th Street was shut down for police to investigate.

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