All Clear Given After “Suspicious” Package Found Near UK

Lexington Police found what they called a "suspicious" package Thursday afternoon at an Arby’s on South Limestone Street.

Officers shut down several streets just before rush hour while they investigated the package.

The bomb squad was also called in.

Police closed off part of Limestone, South Upper, Bolivar and Scott Streets.

Drivers and pedestrians were told to stay away from the area.

Officials said they later discovered that the box was empty.

All of the nearby roads were reopened to traffic.

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