Suspicious Device located
UPDATE** The scene has been cleared- Ft Riley has transported the device to dispose of it safely.
TOPEKA, Kan.- at approximately 0900 the Topeka Police Department was notified of a suspicious device north of the 1st and Jackson area. A local contracting company had been exploring ground for a project and located what appeared to be old military ordinance.
The Topeka Police Departments Bomb Unit is on scene and in taking all necessary precautions support from FT Rileys EOD unit has been requested and is enroute.
Surrounding streets have been blocked off to ensure safety .
Informational updates will be sent as the situation is resolved.
UPDATE 1136am June 30,2017- TPD Bomb Unit has checked the area in which the device was located and has found nothing further.