Suspicious package detonated near Hampton restaurant

Posted at 12:07 PM, Apr 23, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-23 12:13:13-04

Hampton, Va. – On Tuesday morning, the fire department detonated a suspicious package near Longhorn Steakhouse off of Mercury Blvd.

The package was found off of Mercury Boulevard between Aberdeen Road and Power Plant Parkway at around 9 a.m.

Those roads were shut down but are now back open.

Officials determined the cardboard box was filled with clothes and other household items.