MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — According to Detective Matt Schmitz with the Monroe Police Department, a suspicious package was found near Ross Dress for Less in Monroe. Authorities responded to this potential bomb threat around 12:45 PM.

Currently, the bomb team is still on the scene investigating the package and has not yet deemed it non-explosive. There are no suspects or information on where it came from available at this time. 

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