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Suspicious package closes streets in downtown Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - A suspicious suitcase found in downtown Colorado Springs contained clothes.

The suit case was found on the sidewalk outside the Wells Fargo Bank at the corner of Cascade Avenue and Costilla Street Friday afternoon.

People in nearby businesses were told to move away from their windows while police and the bomb squad investigate.

Some businesses sent employees home early to be safe.

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