81
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      Saturday
      87 / 65

      Police detonate suspicious package near mall

      There were reports of suspicious packages in Providence on Tuesday.

      NBC 10 was there as the bomb squad detonated a book bag across the street from the Providence Place Mall at about 9 p.m.

      Francis Street was closed off and police told NBC 10 that the package was blown up as a precaution.

      A second package near the Omni Hotel turned out to be a computer bag.

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