Police, bomb squad investigate suspicious package at South Bend apartments
SOUTH BEND, Ind.—South Bend Police were called to an apartment complex on Monday regarding a suspicious package.
Police were called to the Prosper apartment complex near E. Jefferson Boulevard and S. Rue De Ville Street for reports of a suspicious package around 1:20 p.m.
The bomb squad was called to the scene, according to law enforcement officials.
Residents were evacuated from the nearby apartments.
Witnesses at the scene said that the incident started near a dumpster at the apartment complex.
Around 5 p.m., police reopened the area and said that officials had mitigated the suspicious package.