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Owensboro Police Investigating Suspicious Device Found in Hotel

Part of an Owensboro hotel is evacuated after a report of a suspicious device.

Owensboro Police were called to the Super Eight Motel on Goetz Drive just after 1 p.m. Friday afternoon.

An employee alerted them to that suspicious item in a vacant room.

Officers determined it was potentially hazardous, and evacuated the surrounding rooms.

OPD’s hazardous devices united moved the item outside and destroyed it.