Bomb Threat Investigated Outside Applebee's on N. Clinton (NBC33 VIDEO)

By Eric DeFreeuw - NBC33

April 7, 2014 Updated Apr 7, 2014 at 6:43 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (NBC33) - Investigators with the Fort Wayne police and bomb squad responded to a call Monday morning regarding a "suspicious package" found outside the Applebee's restaurant on North Clinton Street.

The call came in around 10:00am.

Landscapers working on the property saw what they described as a "cylinder-shaped item" in a tree behind the restaurant and immediately called police.

For more on this discovery, including a statement from Detective Jeff Foust with the FWPD, click on the video link.

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