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Chisago County: Suspicious Device Found At Hazelden Betty Ford

CHISAGO COUNTY, Minn. (WCCO) -- A suspicious device at the Hazelden Betty Ford was found to be non-threatening, according to authorities.

The Chisago County Emergency Communications received a call around 5:45 p.m. of a suspicious device at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation in Center City Saturday, according to the Chisago County Sheriff's Office.

Officers responded and evacuated a portion of the building. The St. Paul Police Department Bomb Squad was requested.

A bomb squad personnel found and removed the device. It was determined to be "inert," officials said.

Officials say a person of interest has been identified, and there is no threat to the public.

Authorities are investigating the incident.

 

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