UPDATE: Capt. Rod Berbert said the ‘suspicious’ package was determined not to be a threat. The scene at 8th and Leigh Streets is clearing.
RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – Richmond Police confirmed units are investigating a ‘suspicious package’ in downtown Richmond.
Police said to avoid the area around 8th and Leigh Streets.
We’re told the bomb squad has been called in to investigate and take the “suspicious package” to the lab.
TRAFFIC ALERT: We are investigating a suspicious package at 8th & Leigh Streets. Please avoid the area #rva—
Richmond Police (@RichmondPolice) April 19, 2013