Unattended suitcase prompts police response in downtown Greensboro

Posted on: 10:51 pm, April 17, 2013, by and , updated on: 06:57am, April 18, 2013

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro police blocked off the intersection of West Friendly Avenue and Greene Street around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday due to reports of suspicious activity.

The scene was cleared without incident around 11 p.m.

Thursday morning, police said they were investigating an unattended suitcase that had been left on the sidewalk.

A Hazardous Device Team was called to the scene, but the suitcase was found to be empty, police said.