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Richmond Police bomb squad finds no threat at McGuire VA Medical Center

The Richmond Police bomb squad is responding to a call at the McGuire VA Medical Center on the city's south side. (Source: NBC12) The Richmond Police bomb squad is responding to a call at the McGuire VA Medical Center on the city's south side. (Source: NBC12)
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

The Richmond Police bomb squad responded to a call at the McGuire VA Medical Center on the city's south side Wednesday afternoon, but no threat was found.

Richmond Police responded at the request of the center's security and searched a portion of the building. A first floor cafe and retail area was evacuated. 

Police said the center's security has taken over the incident as of 3 p.m. 

An NBC12 crew at the scene observed numerous people gathered in the parking lot. Officials with McGuire did not immediately respond to requests for information.

We'll update the story with additional information as it becomes available. 

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