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.