Saturday, April 05, 2014

Suspicious package found at Middle Georgia Regional Airport (KMCN), Macon, Georgia

A suspicious package was reported at the Middle Georgia Regional Airport in Macon, according to a news release from the Bibb Sheriff's Office. A Hertz Rental Car employee first noticed the unattended suitcase and notified the Bibb Sheriff's Office. It was left near the main entrance of the airport.

Another employee, for Avis Car Rental, saw the unattended suitcase and called the police.

No one saw anyone leave the case behind.

A Bibb deputy did a sweep of the building and alerted airport employees and people inside.

The Bibb Sheriff's bomb squad examined the case and found no identification. They took the suitcase to a safe place and detonated it.

They found no explosive device in the suitcase.