No threat after suspicious backpack reported at The Woodlands Mall, deputies say

By Megan Kennedy - Digital News Editor

THE WOODLANDS, Texas - There was no threat to the public Saturday after the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a suspicious package at The Woodlands Mall.

Two stores had been evacuated as a precaution. 

The sheriff's office said in a statement that a male, wearing all black, had left a backpack in the doorway of a store and left it. Investigators later determined that there was no threat to the public. 

Investigators are working to clear the scene Saturday afternoon. 

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