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Article updated: 4/30/2013 3:50 PM

Chicago police investigate suspicious package

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Police have reopened a portion of Chicago's famed Michigan Avenue that was shut down as they investigated a suspicious package.

Police opened the street near the Wrigley Building and Tribune Tower at about noon on Tuesday.

The area was shut down after police say someone found an unknown object at about 9:20 a.m. Tuesday. The department used a remote-controlled robot to investigate the object. Officer Jose Estrada of the news affairs office says the object was "rendered safe" but he did not have any other details.

On Monday afternoon, police closed Michigan Avenue near the Chicago River for about two hours after someone spotted a suspicious package below the bridge there. The item turned out to be a bottle of drain cleaner.

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