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New Haven Police Bomb squad called to Yale campus

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NEW HAVEN, CT (WFSB) -

 The New Haven Police Bomb squad was called to a suspicious package found on Yale University campus on Friday afternoon.

Police said a grey backpack was located on the corner of College and Grove streets around 1 p.m. Since the backpack was left on the sidewalk in front of Woolsey Hall, which is a high traffic area, police were called to the scene.

Bomb squad members X-rayed the backpack. Police said they found no device inside the backpack. When the backpack was opened up, bomb squad members found books and clothing.

Police said the bag did not pose any threat.

The scene was cleared shortly after 1:30 p.m. 

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