COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Columbus firefighters cleared a suspicious package on the city’s east side.  

Dispatchers say firefighters were called to the 2500 block of E. Main Street at about 7:45 a.m., Monday on the report of a suspicious package.  

According to the Bexley Police Department, a backpack was accidentally brought to the area by a parent who thought it was their child’s, and left it on the sidewalk.

After investigating, firefighters cleared the package.