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Suspicious bag found in Niskayuna store

NISKAYUNA - A suspicious bag prompted an evacuation of stores at Mohawk Commons on Thursday afternoon.

Niskayuna Police say witnesses reported a man placed a backpack in an area in the entrance to Target and Famous Footwear at Mohawk Commons at around 12:45 p.m.

Police, with assistance of the NYS Bomb Squad, determined the backpack was not a threat, and allowed the stores to re-open around 3:30 p.m.

Niskayuna Police are also investigating a similar incident back on June 3rd when another package was left in the same location.