Harmful algae bloom discovered

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DEFIANCE, Ohio (13abc Action News) - A algae bloom designated "harmful" by Defiance County's 911 Center has been detected in Platter Creek.

Emergency officials warn "do not swim in, drink from or use to water animals."

The alert was issued Monday evening. Platter Creek is in Delaware Township in Defiance County and runs along and near the Maumee River to near Jericho Road and Thiel Road.