Suspicious package in Ocean View found to be bag of clothes

Posted at 11:30 AM, Jun 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-15 14:02:01-04

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk Bomb Squad was on scene in the 9600 block of 1st View Street on Wednesday morning after reports of a suspicious package.

The shopping center was evacuated for precautionary measures and a robot was sent to assess the package.

The package turned out to be a backpack full of clothing on the ground in front of the post office.

Around 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Norfolk Police deemed the area all clear.