NOPD: Suspicious device near school construction site not explosive

NOPD: Suspicious device near school construction site not explosive
Source: Viewer Photo
Source: Viewer Photo

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police say the suspicious device found at a school construction site was not an explosive.

Construction workers found the device this morning where they are building the Ernest M. Morial Elementary School on Grant St. in New Orleans East.

The workers were evacuated, traffic was diverted from the area, and the NOPD neutralized the device.

Investigators are working to determine exactly what was contained inside.

Police say there were no injuries in the incident.

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