Breaking: A bomb squad was dispatched to the St. Louis annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade today.
— Ed (@EdBigCon) March 15, 2014
This was sent in from the parade route – on Market Street west of the St. Louis Arch.
The annual parade route and 5-mile “fun” run that has thousands of participants and spectators runs down Market Street in downtown St. Louis. The parade down Market street starts at 11:00 AM.
UPDATE: The bomb squad unit pulled north of Market Street after it stopped on the parade route.
UPDATE: The bomb squad moved off before the parade at 11:00 AM. There were no other reports on this incident in the local press.