Officials find no threat in suspicious device found in downtown Lincoln

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Police were called to the Union Bank Train Station, just east of downtown, around 4 p.m. Thursday.

Police say it started as a welfare check and they pulled over a driver to check on that person.

In the car was a bag with several wires and as a precaution bomb techs were brought in.

Several streets were blocked off in the area and some buildings were evacuated.

Police say it turned out to be a normal electronic device.

No arrests have been made but the individual is in protective custody.