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All clear given after suspicious package found in downtown Richmond

A bomb squad was in the area Wednesday morning. (Source: Instagram/clippingainteasy) A bomb squad was in the area Wednesday morning. (Source: Instagram/clippingainteasy)
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

Richmond Police gave the all clear in downtown after a suspicious package briefly shut down the area of Seventh and Franklin streets.

The area was "cleared without incident," police said on Twitter about 20 minutes after initially closing the area. 

Prior to the all-clear, a witness in the area saw a bomb squad heading to check out the package. 

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