Police investigating ‘suspicious item’ near Colonial Heights library

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. (WRIC)– Police in Colonial Heights are investigating a ‘suspicious item’ near the city library.

The investigation is taking place at 1000 Yacht Basin Drive, although several surrounding blocks are also shut down. Fire and police officials in Colonial Heights, as well as Virginia State Police, are responding to the scene.

Photo courtesy Crystal Steines, who saw the item and called police.

The investigation shut down several blocks in the area.

Authorities have not specified was the suspicious item was.

No other information has been released at this time.

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