DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas Police said area residents who may have concerns regarding packages left at their homes after the explosions in Austin should be alert, but there have been no such incidents in Dallas.
Dallas Police said there have been no threats about package explosions or any sort of bombings in the area.
However, the police department sent out a list of points to consider to help keep families safe:
1. If you observe a package at your residence that is not related to a recent purchase or order made by anyone in your residence, do NOT touch it. Do not let anyone near it. Call 911 and report the package.
2. If you have made a recent purchase or order and observe a package at your residence that is NOT clearly addressed to you, does NOT contain a return address, or appears suspicious for any other reason, do NOT touch it. Do not let anyone near it. Call 911 and report it.
3. If you observe any package at your residence that you find suspicious due to any noise it is making, any peculiar odor, or because of leaking powders or liquids, or suspicious wires/strings, do NOT touch it. Do not let anyone near it. Call 911 and report it.
Dallas Police emphasize that at this time they have no indication that the events in Austin are related to the Dallas area.