Suspicious device deemed safe

A suspicious device found in downtown Eugene was found not to be a threat.

Posted: Jul 12, 2019 5:30 PM

Eugene, Ore. -- A suspicous device was found outside the Chase bank on 11th avenue and Willamette street around 7:45 a.m. this morning. 

The Eugene Metro Bomb Squad shut down the street while they investigated the package.

Police say it turned out to be a misplaced pressure cooker, left outside the bank. 

The street was reopened around 9:45 a.m.

The Eugene Police Department says they take every suspicious device report seriously. 

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