‘Rent the Runway’ package creates bomb scare at Richmond 7-11
RICHMOND, Va. — A suspicious package briefly closed the area around the 2000 block of W. Broad Street. Just after 11 a.m., a suspicious package was spotted inside a UPS box, at Meadow and Grace Streets.
The bomb squad rushed to the scene at the 7-11 which sits at Broad and Meadow.
There were street closures in place as the bomb squad investigated.
- Meadow/Grace closed to eastbound traffic
- Hermitage and Leigh Street closed to southbound traffic
- From W. Broad is closed to Eastbound traffic starting at Allison Street
Officials determined that a Rent the Runway dress was in the box.
Rent the Runway is an online service launched years ago, that provides designer dress and accessory rentals. After a customer is shipped the dress after placing an order online and they return it after use, via mail.
The scene was clear by 12:30 p.m., Monday.