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State Police Bomb Squad Investigates Suspicious Item in Bedford County Mailbox

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The Bedford County Sheriff's Office and the State Police bomb squad were called to Forest Wednesday morning after a suspicious item was found in a mailbox.

A man living in the 4400 block of Perrowville Road called deputies at 11:28 a.m. after finding the suspicious item.

The State Bomb Squad was called in to investigate. Several roads were closed at the time; they have since reopened.

Authorities determined the item was safe and it will now be sent to a lab to be analyzed.