Suspicious package outside UNM Football stadium deemed safe

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – There was an extra police presence around Isotopes Park on Friday night during First Responders Night after reports of a suspicious package in the area.

Across the street, the Albuquerque Police Department investigated a suspicious package found in the UNM Football Stadium parking lot. The roads in the area were closed during that time.

APD eventually determined it was safe and gave it the all-clear. Authorities say the package ended up being a briefcase wrapped in duct tape.

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