Suspicious package shuts down Bellevue street


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.