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Courtesy of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Olive Street between 18th and 20th street in downtown St. Louis has been shut down. Bomb and Arson x-rayed and detonated a suspicious package Tuesday night in front of the St. Louis city police department.

A FOX 2 crew on the scene described the package as looking like a backpack.

The bomb and arson squad says the package  was not harmful.