UPDATE: Police identify suspicious item as pressure cooker

Police find no indication it was left maliciously

UPDATE: Police identify suspicious item as pressure cooker
TPD responded to a suspicious package near Pima Street and Mountain View Avenue. (Source: Gray Television)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - St. Cyril of Alexandria School went on a soft lockdown after police responded to a suspicious item in the area Tuesday morning, Oct. 8.

Officers with the Tucson Police Department cordoned off an area near Pima Street and Mountain View Avenue in response to a suspicious item that was later identified as a pressure cooker.

The department’s bomb unit used an X-ray to inspect the pressure cooker and found the user’s manual and cord inside, according to TPD. Police determined there was nothing to indicate it was left maliciously.

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