Suspicious Package That Prompted Bomb Squad Response At Gas Station Determined To Be Backgammon Set

UPDATED: Tuesday January 29, 2013 10:08 AM

A gas station was evacuated Tuesday morning because of a possible suspicious package.

Bomb squad officials who were called to the Speedway gas station, located at 1190 N. Court St., determined that the package was actually a backgammon set.

The business was evacuated shortly before 9 a.m.

The case was set next to a gas pump, which prompted concern.

Officials were able to trace the owner of the set, because he used a credit card to pay for gas. His wife identified the set and told officials that her husband was supposed to discard the game.

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