Capitol Square reopens after report of suspicious package

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Capitol Police say that Capitol Square has reopened following a suspicious package scare late Friday morning.

The suspicious package was reported to have been on the south west side of Capitol Square near the Bell Tower at 9th and Franklin.

No other details of the situation were released.

This is a developing story. Stay with 8News online and on air for the latest updates.

Never miss another Facebook post from 8News

Find 8News on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram; send your news tips to