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Floors Of Loop Building Evacuated For Suspicious Package

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CHICAGO (CBS) — Three floors of a Loop building have been evacuated — and traffic is being diverted — as police investigate a “suspicious” package Wednesday afternoon.

Police were called to 131 S. Dearborn St. at 3:45 p.m. on a report of “some sort of suspicious package,” police said.

Traffic in the area has been diverted and floors 2, 3, and 4 of the building have been evacuated, police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala said.

Police remained at the scene as of 5 p.m.

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