PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Police called in explosives experts and closed part of a North Portland neighborhood Friday afternoon due to a suspicious item at a bus shelter.
Officers received reports about the item in a bus shelter near North Trenton Street and North Alaska Street at about 12:30 p.m., the Portland Police Bureau said.
The PPB’s Explosive Disposal Unit was called in to help. The item was safely recovered by 2:30 p.m., police said.
North Alaska Street was closed between North Chautauqua Place and North Woolsey Avenue but has since reopened.
No other details have been released. An investigation is ongoing.