MANSFIELD (CBSDFW.COM) – On October 5, 2015 at 6:10 pm Mansfield Police dispatch was contacted by employees of the Lowe’s Home Improvement Store advising they had discovered a suspicious container outside the location.
Mansfield Police responded to the store, located at 1901 N. U.S. Hwy 287, and found the container located, outside, near the front entry door.
The Mansfield Fire Department was contacted and responded to the location. Upon their arrival they requested the assistance of the Arlington Fire Department Bomb Squad.
The Arlington bomb investigators examined the container, determined it was not dangerous, and cleared the scene.
The Mansfield Police Department is investigating the incident as a hoax.
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