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Posted on: March 12, 2018

Call 9-1-1 if you see a suspicious package

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Due to recent incidents involving explosive packages in Austin, Lakeway Police Department is advising the public to avoid handling or touching any suspicious packages.
If you receive a package or see a package that looks suspicious, call 9-1-1 immediately. Do not handle the package.

The Office of the Governor’s Criminal Justice Division is offering a reward of up to $15,000 for information leading to the identification and arrest of the person or persons involved in the deadly package blasts that have occurred in Austin over the past 10 days.
"First and foremost, Cecilia and I offer our thoughts and prayers to the victims of these atrocious attacks," said Gov. Greg Abbott. "I want to assure all Texans, and especially those in Austin, that local, state and federal law enforcement officials are working diligently to find those responsible for these heinous crimes. As the investigation continues, the State of Texas will provide any resources necessary to ensure the safety of our citizens, and quickly bring those guilty to justice."
To be eligible for a cash reward of up to $15,000, tips must be submitted to Texas Crime Stoppers using one of the following methods:

  • Call the Texas Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477)
  • Text the letters "DPS"- followed by your tip – to 274637 (CRIMES)
  • Submit a web tip through the website
  • Submit a tip through the DPS Mobile App

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