CINCINNATI — The bomb squad was called and roads were closed around the Hamilton County Justice Center after a person threw a suspicious package at the building Sunday night, according to officials.
The Hamilton County Sheriff's Department said around 11:45 p.m. a person threw a package over a wall and into the sally-port of the Justice Center.
The sheriff's Hazardous Devices Unit (HDU) was called to the scene to investigate the package. The Cincinnati Police Department was called to the scene as well to close the surrounding streets.
Once on scene, the HDU X-rayed the package before using a robot to detonate the package around 2:30 a.m. Monday.
SOUND: Hamilton County Bomb Squad detonate a suspicious package that was thrown over the wall of the sally-port at the Hamilton County Justice Center downtown. Detonation occurred around 2:30am, no one was hurt. @WCPO pic.twitter.com/l9kji3NJ2x— Adam Schrand (@AdamSchrand) June 15, 2020
No one was injured or at risk during the incident, according to the sheriff's department.
The incident is still under investigation by the sheriff's department.