Investigators examine suspicious package in Elizabeth City

Posted at 6:17 PM, Mar 17, 2017

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – Police were investigating a suspicious package on Friday.

The package was found in the 1500 block of West Church Street.

It was found outside the roadway on the railroad tracks around 4 p.m.

At 9:30 p.m. authorities said the package was determined to not be a hazard to public safety.

The railroad company was contacted and all vehicle traffic was re-routed around the area while the package was investigated.