Update 7:30 p.m.: GREENWICH, Conn. -- The Stamford bomb squad determined that a suspicious bag found in Greenwich contained no dangerous material, Greenwich police said via Twitter.
Greenwich detectives continued to investigate the bag, found unattended outside the Bank of America on South Water Street in the Byram section of Greenwich on Wednesday afternoon.
The scene was cleared and the road was reopened, police said.
Original story: GREENWICH, Conn. -- The Stamford bomb squad has been called in to investigate a suspicious, unattended bag found Wednesday afternoon outside the Bank of America on South Water Street in the Byram section of Greenwich, according to Greenwich police spokesman Lt. Kraig Gray.
South Water Street has been closed from Mill Street south to Church Street West.
Greenwich police called in the Stamford bomb squad when it was determined that the bag was suspicious. In addition to the bomb squad, Greenwich police, fire crews and EMTs are also on the scene.
Emergency workers were continuing to evaluate the situation, according to Gray.
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