Suspicious package causes evacuation of Marion neighborhood

At 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, the Marion Police Department received a phone call regarding a suspicious package found on the steps at an address in the 200 block of Hillcrest Drive, according to a press release from Kevin Schultz, chief of police.

The package had a note attached stating the package was a bomb.

The immediate area around the residence was evacuated by Marion Police Department and Marion Area Fire Department. The Brown/Outagamie County Bomb Squad was contacted to investigate the package. It was determined the contents of the package was not a bomb and the public was not in danger.

The matter is under investigation.

Anyone who has information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Marion Police Department at 715-754-5060.


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