There were reports of suspicious packages in Providence on Tuesday.
NBC 10 was there as the bomb squad detonated a book bag across the street from the Providence Place Mall at about 9 p.m.
Francis Street was closed off and police told NBC 10 that the package was blown up as a precaution.
A second package near the Omni Hotel turned out to be a computer bag.
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