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Scene now clear after suspicious package reported on Colley Ave.

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Posted at 4:09 PM, Sep 17, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-17 17:19:29-04

UPDATE: The scene is now clear. It was determined to be a book bag full of clothing. 

Norfolk, Va. – The Norfolk Police Department is investigating a suspicious package on Colley Avenue.

Around 3:00 p.m., traffic was diverted at 20th Street and Colley Avenue.

Police and Fire and Rescue crews are still on the scene and area businesses have been evacuated.

Officials sent in a robot to disrupt the package. A blast of water was sent into the package to determine the contents.

Stay with NewsChannel 3 as we give you updates on this situation.