UPDATE: police identify suspicious package at 6th & Broad streets

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Richmond police officers investigated a report of a suspicious package at 6th and Broad streets this morning in downtown Richmond.

Westbound Broad Street between 5th and 7th street was closed for about 30 minutes. An official reported that the object was a bookbag that had been left behind.  The roadway was reopened an traffic was allowed to resume.

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