Salem bomb squad investigating suspicious items in U-Haul truck

KPTV viewer photo: Mark Edwards

The Salem Police Department bomb squad is investigating suspicious items left in a U-Haul truck.

Police were called out to the U-Haul business on the 1300 block of 12th Street Southeast on Thursday.

Investigators said the truck was turned in sometime overnight and suspicious items were located in the cab of the truck.

The truck is completely full of various items, according to police.

The business was closed and one lane of 12th Street Southeast was blocked for the investigation and to allow the bomb squad to render safe any suspicious items.

Police expected the incident to be resolved and the road reopened by 1 p.m.

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