RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Police reopened streets in downtown Richmond after a three-hour investigation into a suspicious package found no threat.
The investigation began around 10 a.m. near the intersection of 9th and Broad streets and forced the closure of roads from 7th to 12th streets along Grace to Marshall streets. Capitol Police specifically asked people to stay clear of the Broad Street side of the General Assembly Building during the investigation.
The little brown package briefly forced the General Assembly Building to go into lockdown. The Richmond bomb squad was called in to investigate and the all clear was given around 1 p.m.