BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Officials say that the unattended backpack in North Baltimore that was being investigated by the Baltimore City police as a potential bomb threat is now safe.

Police received reports of a suspicious package about 3:30 p.m. Friday in the garage of the M&T Bank on Roland Avenue and Deepdene Road.

By 5 p.m., M&T Bank was cordoned off and all nearby businesses were evacuated. Children at the nearby Roland Park Elementary/Middle School were also not allowed to leave the school.

Northbound and southbound Roland Avenue was closed to traffic.

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