Norfolk post office cleared after suspicious substance identified as non-hazardous

Posted at 9:25 AM, Sep 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-02 10:27:05-04

NORFOLK, Va. – A suspicious substance found at the post office in the 600 block of Church Street Sunday morning was identified as non-hazardous.

Norfolk Police, fire crews and a hazmat team arrived on-scene and the building was evacuated while the postal inspector tested the white powder.

According to a tweet by the department, units will clear the scene shortly.

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