Copy-'Suspicious item' at U of M was a hoax

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Memphis Police Department responded to a call from the University of Memphis police that said they had a possible bomb at 365 Innovation Drive. That building is the FedEx Institute of Technology.

A possible device was located by officers and the Bomb Unit was notified

The University of Memphis tweeted a notice saying a suspicious item was found and asking people to stay away from the area.

According to Memphis Police Department, the device was determined to be a hoax device.

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