COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- A partially eaten hot dog and an empty gas can prompted police in Covington to call in the Cincinnati Bomb Squad and shut down part of a street.
The trash appeared to have wires coming out of it as the gas can sat on top of aluminum foil outside the IRS Gateway Center on Saturday morning.
The bomb squad's robot got a closer look and showed officers the bomb amounted to litter.
The scene was clear by 12:15 p.m.
Emergency units did shut down the block of 3rd Street between Madison Ave. and Scott Blvd. Police also moved the handful of workers inside to the south side of the IRS building until the scene was cleared.
(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.