Police: Package found near Purple Door Ice Cream ‘not suspicious or dangerous’

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MILWAUKEE — Police responded to the Purple Door Ice Cream shop near 2nd and Freshwater Way in Milwaukee for a report of a suspicious package Saturday night, Aug. 11.

Officials were called to the scene around 9 p.m.


Part of the intersection was taped off while officials were at the scene. An officer was seen using a flashlight along the front sidewalk of the ice cream shop.

After a thorough examination, police said the package was revealed to be an everyday item and was not suspicious or dangerous.

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