Giant Minnie Mouse stops traffic in Richmond

Mickey Mouse, right, and Minnie Mouse pose on the press line at her "Sweet Sixteen" birthday party at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif. on Sunday, Oct. 5, 2008. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A 3-foot-tall Minnie Mouse stuffed animal halted traffic in downtown Richmond on Monday.

Police say they responded to a report of an unattended bag on top of the stuffed Disney character. It was reported that an investigator in a bomb suit could be seen going into a nearby building.

Police determined there was no threat after investigating and traffic returned to normal after an hour.


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