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Police activity for suspicious package closes portion of I-15 at Cheyenne Monday afternoon

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Posted at 12:32 PM, May 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-17 16:19:13-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The Nevada Highway Patrol reports a portion of Interstate 15 in the north part of Las Vegas was closed Monday afternoon.

The agency reported the closure on its Twitter account at 12:04 p.m.

Troopers said a suspicious package was being investigated on the highway with Las Vegas police units on a call that started around 10:30 a.m.

Drivers were being forced to exit the highway at Cheyenne Avenue but they were able to get back on the highway using the Cheyenne Avenue on-ramp

This is what the scene looked like when it came to the closure:

The Nevada Highway Patrol updated the situation just after 1:15 p.m. with an all-clear given.