Police give all clear near Capitol after discovery of 'harmless sleeping bag'

Police give all clear near Capitol after discovery of 'harmless sleeping bag'

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The Richmond Police Department says a "harmless sleeping bag" sparked several road closures Tuesday afternoon near the State Capitol.

A suspicious package was initially reported around 2:45 p.m.; less than 45 minutes later the police department posted to social media that it was just a sleeping bag.

This area that was impacted was about a block away from the State Capitol.

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