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Police give all clear after investigating suspicious package at Jeffersontown Kroger

Investigators determined the package was a suitcase which contained clothing and personal items.

JEFFERSONTOWN, Ky. — The Jeffersontown Police Department has given the all clear after investigating a suspicious package at the Kroger store in the 9000 block of Taylorsville Rd.

In a statement, Kroger said the store was evacuated "out of an abundance of caution" after "a suspicious package was left unattended." 

According to police, a customer was shopping, placed the package down and continued shopping before leaving the store. This caught the attention of other customers and store employees.

Investigators determined the package was a suitcase which contained clothing and personal items.

Kroger has reopened the store to customers.

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