Suspicious Package Investigated On Broad Street

Richmond, VA–A suspicious package threat closed down a potion of Broad Street near 14th Street in Richmond Wednesday afternoon.

8News received reports of a Broad Street being shut down and barricaded off by police at about 6:45 p.m. April 17.

A bomb squad was on the scene, and crews in bomb squad gear patrolled the area. The on-ramp to Interstate 95 was also blocked during the incident.

While the scene appeared to be clear by 7:50 p.m., police have not confirmed that the package has been removed. Several calls to Richmond Police dispatch have not been returned.

We will continue trying to confirm details about this situation. Stay with 8News for updates.

Copyright 2013 by Young Broadcasting of Richmond


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