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Suspicious Bag Reported in Kittery, Maine
04/26/2013 02:26 PM ET  

Authorities are investigating after a blue duffel bag was found this afternoon in Kittery, forcing some evacuations and an intersection closing.

KITTERY, Maine (AP) _ The Maine state police bomb squad is headed to Kittery to investigate a suspicious bag that forced the closure of an intersection and some evacuations.

The blue duffel bag was reported Friday afternoon alongside a road near John Paul Jones Park. The Portsmouth Herald says part of Route 1 and Government Street were blocked off, along with the park.

Kittery police and fire units formed a perimeter.



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