RPD clears scene after ‘suspicious item’ outside 7-Eleven on Broad Street


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Richmond Police Department have confirmed that they have cleared the scene after a “suspicious item” was discovered outside of a 7-Eleven on Broad Street.

Police representatives say they sent officers out around 11 a.m. to the 7-Eleven at the intersection of Broad Street and Meadow Street in Richmond’s Fan District.

The person who called about the threat said the item was inside of a UPS box.

The bomb squad was deployed at the time to investigate. During the incident, police closed many of the streets in the surrounding area, but have since reopened them.

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