Suspicious package in Forsyth Township

At 6:10 p.m. Monday, the Forsyth Police Department was called to Ultra Clean Laundry on Stephenson Avenue after a suspicious package was found.IMG_3293

When police arrived they located the suspicious package in the laundromat and cleared the building.

A Michigan State Police bomb squad from downstate arrived on scene between 12:30 and 1 a.m. Authorities say that the package was designed and placed to look as though it were an explosive device. The bomb squad x-rayed the package and determined that it was not an explosive device and posed no danger to the public. The scene was cleared by 1:30 a.m.

The Forsyth Police Department is asking anyone with information about the incident to call them at 906–346-9224.

Forsyth Fire and EMS along with Sands Township Fire and EMS assisted at the scene.