Police evacuated a Salem parking structure next door to City Hall after reports of a suspicious package.
The call came in just before 12:30 p.m. Thursday involving the Civic Center parking garage, according to police.
Police evacuated the parking structure to investigate, but the did not evacuate City Hall.
The bomb squad responded to the scene to determine if there was any threat.
Investigators said they found several backpacks, one with garbage in it, one carrying cans and a third stuffed with paper.
The scene was then cleared by police.
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