Oshtemo Target evacuated due to suspicious object

Kalamazoo and Battle Creek
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OSHTEMO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A Target near Kalamazoo was evacuated Thursday afternoon as authorities checked out a suspicious object.

The Target on W. Main Street east of US-131 in Oshtemo Township was blocked off.

No one issued a threat, but authorities were checking out an object that shouldn’t be there. Kalamazoo County Undersheriff James VanDyken didn’t specify what the object was.

VanDyken asked people to avoid the store and its parking lot while his department investigated.

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