Police close streets near Tucson courthouse

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - September 28, 2011

KVOA-TV reports authorities have shut down a few major thoroughfares, and a bomb squad is responding to the scene as a precaution. Police say they're working to evacuate people from the area of the federal bankruptcy courthouse.

The bankruptcy court is about a mile from the courthouse where the hearing on Jared Lee Loughner's mental status is taking place.

The station reports the suspicious vehicle is described as a white box truck.

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