Update: ‘there is no public safety threat’ Police reopen streets in Salt Lake City
Aug 29, 2022, 4:17 PM | Updated: 5:34 pm
(Salt Lake City Police Department)
We have concluded our initial on-scene investigation and have determined there is no public safety threat. Traffic should be re-opening soon. We thank our community for their patience as we worked to safely resolve this incident.
SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City police determined there was no threat to public safety after officers closed off several streets near 600 W. 200 S. Monday afternoon.
Police sent out the update on Twitter at approximately 5 p.m. Officers expected the streets to reopen shortly after the tweet.
Earlier police tweeted, “We are investigating this as a suspicious circumstance. We have not been able to confirm any sort of “device” or “object” is present or related to this call.”
A SWAT team was on the scene.
An earlier tweet said police had a large presence in the area. “Please avoid the area while our officers work to confirm the details of this call and work toward a safe resolution,” the tweet said.
We have a large police presence near 600 W. 200 S.
Please avoid the area while our officers work to confirm the details of this call and work toward a safe resolution.
— Salt Lake City Police (@slcpd) August 29, 2022
Another tweet said there was a significant number of road closures associated with the call-out.