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Toy Drone Prompts Suspicious Package Response on Chicago’s North Side

A suspicious object was reported at a business in the 3600 block of North Lincoln on Chicago's North Side

A suspicious package reported at a business Saturday night on Chicago's North Side turned out to be a toy drone with an overheated battery, according to the Chicago Fire Department.

Before 7:30 p.m., the Chicago Police Department's Bomb Squad and an arson unit were both called to a business in the 3600 block of North Lincoln for the report of a suspicious package.

CTA Brown Line service was halted between Kimball and Southport while emergency responders worked on the scene. Trains had resumed normal service with major delays as of 7:55 p.m., according to the CTA.

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