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Police remove suspicious device from Marion parking lot

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MARION (KWWL) -

Police in Marion used a bomb removal robot to take a suspicious device from a parking lot on Monday morning.

According to Marion police, the device was found in the parking lot next to 642 10th Street just after 10:00 a.m.

The Cedar Rapids Police robot was brought in to move the device from the parking lot to a shielded trailer.  Police say it was then brought to a secure location for disposal.

10th Street, between 6th Avenue and 7th Avenue, was blocked off for a couple of hours.

Marion police will release more information once their investigation is complete.

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