Town Center Evacuated

Saturday, June 6, 2015

 

The Coosa Town Center was evacuated for an extended period of time on Friday after a suspicious backpack was found outside of the PETCO Store near a garbage can. Gadsden Police responded to the scene and an evacuation was ordered for several stores including GameStop, Rue 21, Old Navy, TJ Maxx, & The Shoe Dept.  The remaining stores, Firehouse Subs, Burkes Outlet and Wal-Mart remained open.  It turns out that the backpack was full of small food items. The backpack possibly belonged to a homeless person and the scene was cleared.

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