Downtown Hendo suspicious pkg

Henderson police responded to reports of a suspicious package that was later deemed safe on Dec. 8, 2018.

HENDERSON (FOX5) -- Henderson police said a suspicious package that was found inside a vehicle in downtown Henderson was deemed safe on Saturday morning.

According to Officer Rodrigo Pena with Henderson police, officers were called at 3:40 a.m. in regards to a family disturbance. The man involved in the disturbance told a woman that he had items inside a vehicle that would be considered to be a bomb.

Police found the vehicle on Nebraska and Texas avenues, near Water Street and Basic Road, Pena said. A suspicious package was also found inside the vehicle. The Las Vegas Bomb Squad was called to the scene.

Pena said the package found inside the vehicle was later deemed safe after investigating. It was unknown was the object was.

Henderson police were still investigating the area later in the morning, according to Pena. 

No businesses or residents in the area were asked to evacuate.

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