Suspicious Package Found Near Cedar Rapids School

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A suspicious device was found near a Cedar Rapids school on Tuesday. (WHO-HD)

A suspicious device was found near a Cedar Rapids school on Tuesday. (WHO-HD)

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa  —  Police are investigating a suspicious package found near a school on Tuesday.

The bomb squad used a robot to remove the item in front of the Cedar Rapids Day School, and blocked off surrounding streets.

Parents say children were inside the school at the time, but no one was hurt.

Police are still working to determine what the device is.