Suffolk pharmacy evacuated due to suspicious package, scene cleared

Posted at 12:47 PM, Jul 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-25 13:39:13-04

SUFFOLK, Va. – Fire officials were investigating a suspicious package Tuesday afternoon.

The package was found at the Rite Aid in the 1500 block of Holland Road.

A store employee called fire officials around 11:30 p.m. saying the package was found inside the store.

The Rite Aid was evacuated and the entrance was closed during the investigation.

Officials said the scene was cleared around 1 p.m.

The package was found to be a roadside assistance repair bag.

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