Temple Suspicious device identified

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McLennan County Sheriff Parnell McNamara has released what caused a lock out of Temple High School on Tuesday.

Sheriff McNamara says the suspicious item was actually a GPS device.

Temple police received a call about the item around 11:30 a.m. in the 800 block of N 31st Street Tuesday. Officers called the McLennan County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad to investigate. They safely removed the device and at the time reported that it was not an explosive.

To be safe, nearby Temple High School was placed under a lock out and surrounding streets were shut down and the bomb squad was called.

At this time, there is no word on who the GPS device belonged to or who left it in the area.

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