BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Authorities investigated a suspicious package downtown Sunday.

Police activity in downtown Baltimore shut down the area near Johns Hopkins for several hours in the afternoon.

Fire crews and police were seen on scene Sunday afternoon. They cordoned off the area around Broadway and were turning away people who showed up to work.

According to police, the suspicious package was an unattended bookbag.

After investigating, they found the threat to be unfounded.

WJZ’s Devin Bartolotta reported fire crews were seen leaving the scene just after 4 p.m. when the all-clear was given.

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