Charlottesville police investigate reported suspicious package at federal building
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Streets near downtown Charlottesville are back open after a suspicious package investigation.
The Virginia State Police bomb squad was called in after reports of a suspicious item at the Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse at the intersection of West Water and West Main streets.
Charlottesville police and fire got the call around 6:45 Friday, Oct. 22.
Officers secured the area surrounding the building leading to multiple detours and road closures.
The all-clear was given around 8:30 p.m.
Police say there is no threat to the public.
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