Suspicious object prompts evacuation of hotel on Tucson'sSW side - Tucson News Now

Suspicious object prompts evacuation of hotel on SW side

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A hotel on Tucson's southwest side was evacuated today after the discovery of a suspicious object.

The Silverbell Inn, 720 W. Silverlake Road, was evacuated and West Silverlake Road was closed between South Santa Cruz Lane and Interstate 10 at about 10 this morning.

The bomb squad used a robot to investigate the object, which was not described.

Tucson News Now's Bud Foster is headed to the scene. He can be followed on Twitter at @BudFoster.

Watch KOLD News 13 at Noon and throughout the day for the latest updates.

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