Last night at 11:42 PM, Steuben County Deputies were dispatched to the Pilot Truck Stop, 6900 N Old 27 Fremont, IN in reference to a suspicious bag left unattended.

The building and parking lot were evacuated for standard safety procedures and the business was closed for approximately one and a half hours while Deputies conducted an investigation.

The bag was inspected by Indiana State EOD and found to contain clothing items.

There were no suspicious items found in the bag.

Assisting the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office were Fremont Fire Rescue, Fremont Police Department, Indiana State Police, Clear Lake Police Department, Steuben County EMS.

Montgomery Fire Department also assisted by standing by with manpower and a their tanker at the Fremont Fire Station.