MILFORD - Milford police say businesses along Bridgeport Avenue were evacuated this morning and Meadowside Elementary was on lockdown because of a suspicious backpack.

Police say it was discovered just before 8 a.m. on a public bus.

The bus stopped near Seeman's Lane and was evacuated.

Police say the backpack contained someone's personal belongings and that it was likely left behind by accident.

For more on the suspicious package, watch the clip to the left or click News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612.