Backpack checks out OK

Backpack checks out OK


The Federal Building in Downtown Indianapolis is back open.

This after the IMPD bomb squad blew up a suspicious backpack.  Lt. Chris Bailey says authorities evacuated the building at Pennsylvania and North just after 2 pm Monday.  He says that‘s when a woman carrying the backpack entered.


Bailey says federal security got suspicious about the pack while running it through their scanner.  They evacuated the building including a daycare center.  Bailey says everyone is fine and they returned inside the building just before 4 pm.

Bailey says the woman remains in federal custody.  He says IMPD is taking over the investigation