Only papers found inside ‘suspicious’ briefcase in Thomasville

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THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Police said only papers were inside a “suspicious” briefcase that was found “wrapped in wiring” outside a diner in Thomasville on Monday morning.

Winston-Salem Police Department’s bomb squad responded to the scene. The briefcase was found next to the rear tire of a car outside the Cruz-In Diner on East Main Street around 8:30 a.m.

Around 12:15 p.m., Thomasville police confirmed only papers were found inside the briefcase.

The briefcase was wrapped in multicolored wires. Officers will continue the investigation to determine whether the incident was accidental or a prank.

Traffic is being diverted around Main Street.

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