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      Birch Run Police take "precautionary measures" after reported "suspicious package"

      Birch Run Police evacuated the Birch Run Premium Outlets and called in the bomb squad as a precaution after a store employee noticed what they thought was a "suspicious package" in a trash can.

      Emergency Responders including the Michigan State Police Bomb Squad evacuated around 15 nearby outlets and the parking lot as they investigated.

      The K-9 team also responded.

      Officials cleared the scene a short time later and say that the item found in the trash was a "package" of some sort.

      The outlets were reopened a short time later, however, have since been re-evacuated as authorities respond to an overturned tanker on I-75.