Police: Suspicious package was GPS tracking device

MISHAWAKA, Ind. -- Mishawaka Police are investigating an incident that happened in a parking lot in the 500 block of Comfort Place Wednesday morning.

Police were called to investigate a suspicious package after someone placed an object underneath a parked vehicle.

Police met with the victim and witnesses on scene and evacuated the area around 8:30 a.m.

The Elkhart City Bomb Unit assisted at the scene and examined the object to determine if it posed a threat.

After the object was examined, it was determined to be a GPS tracking device, police said.

Police are investigating who put the device on the vehicle and why.

If you have any information in this case, please contact the Detective Bureau at 574-258-1684.

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