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Bomb squad responded to 'suspicious activity' near Wolstein Center

Posted at 7:04 PM, Nov 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-04 19:50:11-04

The bomb squad responded to reports of a "suspicious package" near East 21st Street and Carnegie Avenue on Friday night. 

Cleveland police closed Carnegie Avenue from East 22nd Street to East 18th Street in both directions and East 21st Street and Prospect Avenue, according to Sergeant Jennifer Ciaccia. The streets were closed for about 20 minutes before being reoponed.

The incident was reported around 6:30 p.m. near the Wolstein Center, according to Cleveland Fire Department officials. The venue is host to a Jay-Z "Get Out the Vote" concert put on by the Hillary Clinton campaign. Clinton is reportedly going to speak at the event.