Suspicious package in Hoover officially ruled a ‘hoax device’

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HOOVER, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE: Hoover Police confirm, after further examination, suspicious package determined to be a “hoax device”.

Earlier this morning, an employee of the Circle K called 911 after discovering a suspicious device located outside of the building. The Hoover Police Bomb Squad (EOD) responded and examined the device, which had been fashioned to resemble an explosive device. The Circle K, and the nearby Godspeed Elite Sports Academy, were evacuated for a short period of time while the EOD examined the device.

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