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HOUSTON (AP) – Authorities say an outlet mall in Northwest Harris County was evacuated after a bomb scare that turned out to be a false alarm.

 

The Houston Chronicle reports a bomb-sniffing dog “false hit” on an abandoned bag Sunday. That forced the evacuation of the Houston Premium Outlets off U.S. 290.

 

A bomb squad determined the bag contained nothing dangerous after about two hours. The scene was deemed safe and shoppers were allowed to return to their parked cars.

 

 

Information from: Houston Chronicle, http://www.houstonchronicle.com

 

AP-WF 3/17/2014  0:10

Texas Outlet Mall Evacuated After Bomb Scare  was originally published on news92fm.com