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CONYERS — A bomb squad was called to investigate a suspicious package at the Lowe’s in Conyers on Monday.

The package was seen in the parking lot of the store located at 1901 Ga. Highway 138 in Conyers, according to Lee Thomas of the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office.

The DeKalb County bomb squad was called in to assist in the investigation and was able to determine the package to be a hookah kit inside of a lock box. The scene was cleared a short time later.

Senior Reporter

Born and raised in Decatur, Ga. Graduated from Shorter College in Rome, Ga. in 1979 with B.A. in Communications. Worked in community newspapers for 26 years. Started at Rockdale Citizen/Newton Citizen in January 2016.