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October 24, 2011 at 10:15 AM

Lynnwood building evacuated after suspicious box found

There is not points to locate on the mapA suspicious box prompted the evacuation this morning of a six-story business complex in Lynnwood.

The box, about the size of a shoe box, was reported just after 5 a.m. in front of the Northview Corporate Center, in the 20700 block of 44th Avenue West.

Police responded and evacuated the building and called in the State Patrol’s Inter-Agency Explosives Unit. 

The bomb squad examined the package and found no explosives. About 20 people were initially evacuated and a couple hundred were kept away from the building until the scene was cleared about 8:30 a.m., according to Lynnwood police.

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