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Report of suspicious package at CR apartment building

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

Cedar Rapids Police surrounded a downtown apartment building after a report of a suspicious package late Saturday afternoon.

Officers responded to the Cedar River Tower a little after 4 p.m.

They were on the scene for about an hour checking out a report of a suspicious package on the west side of the parking ramp to the building..

One of the residents told us they couldn't enter or leave the building because of a suspicious package found in the building.

The all-clear was given around 5:30.

Police say the package turned out to be an item like a suitcase left behind by one of the residents.

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