Bomb squad determines suspicious package in Grapevine was harmless

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A bomb squad determined Tuesday that a suspicious package at a Grapevine business was harmless, a police spokesman said.

The call came in about 3 p.m. at Expeditors International in the 500 block of East Dallas Road, said Sgt. Robert Eberling, a police spokesman.

He said something about the package, destined for an airport, alarmed workers at the company, so they called police. The company offers a wide range of services, including the handling of air freight.

The building was evacuated and sealed off until the Northeast Tarrant County bomb squad arrived to check the package, Eberling said.

The specialists determined that the package was packed with harmless “remanufactured aircraft parts,” Eberling said.

The building reopened at about 4:30 p.m., he said.

Expeditors International specializes in “air and ocean freight consolidation and forwarding, vendor consolidation, customs clearance, cargo insurance, distribution and other value added logistics services,” according to its website.

Bill Miller, 817-390-7684 Twitter: @Bill_MillerST

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