NOPD release scene near Superdome; nothing suspicious about suitcase

Police have determined there is nothing suspicious about the suitcase found near the Mercedez-Benz Superdome.

Officials earlier investigated the unattended suitcase found in a parking garage at 1500 Sugar Bowl Drive, near the Superdome.

The New Orleans Police Department Special Weapons and Tactics team was on scene and sent in a robot to check the package, according to an email sent by the Police Department.

Poydras Street was closed in both directions, from Clara Street to Loyola Avenue.