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Streets reopen after suspicious package cleared near Va. Capitol

Capitol police are investigating a suspicious package reported near the Virginia State Capitol (Source: NBC12) Capitol police are investigating a suspicious package reported near the Virginia State Capitol (Source: NBC12)

Streets around the Virginia State Capitol are reopening after police cleared a suspicious package in the area.

Police asked people to avoid the area at 9th and Franklin streets after the package was reported around 1:45 p.m. on Monday. A rally against gun violence was moved from the Bell Tower area due to the investigation.

The Richmond Police Bomb Squad arrived on the scene and determined the issue was resolved around an hour later. 

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