Streets near VCU's Monroe Park campus back open after gas leak

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - VCU is allowing people to return to the area near the Altria Theater and Monroe Park after earlier closures due to a gas leak.

Around 70 people were evacuated from near Floyd Avenue and Laurel Street, according to the Richmond Department of Public Utilities. The department says the leak was at Grace Street and Holy Trinity Church.

The university said the situation was resolved around 10:45 a.m.

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