Police: Bell Tower suspicious package had dead bird inside

Police: Bell Tower suspicious package had dead bird inside

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The Richmond Police Bomb Squad has given the all-clear after a suspicious package was found in Capitol Square on Friday morning.

Capitol Police say the package was found by the Bell Tower. Officials shut down 9th Street from Main to Broad and Bank Street from 9th to 10th Street, but as of 8:30, all roads have re-opened and normal activity resumed.

Richmond Police say the package was a box with a dead bird inside. Investigators are looking at security video to see if they can identify the individual who may have left the box at the tower.

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