‘Suspicious object’ prompts Yorktown street evacuation

Posted at 2:36 PM, Apr 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-08 15:24:16-04

POQUOSON, Va. – The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office asked for the Yorktown waterfront area to be avoided on Monday.

Deputies were called to Water Street for a disorderly person with a ‘suspicious object’ at around 1:13 p.m.

The area was evacuated for precautionary measures. However, officials say the objects turned out to be a trumpet mute.

Officials say the area should be back to normal operations. There is no further information at this time.