'Suspicious' package at Portsmouth Wawa deemed safe; area clear

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Posted at 3:56 PM, Oct 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-01 16:55:01-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Portsmouth Police, the Portsmouth Fire Department and Virginia State Police investigated a "suspicious" package at the Wawa located near the 1200 block of Frederick Boulevard Friday afternoon.

Around 4:30 p.m., police said the area is clear.

The package has been identified and is safe, but the Wawa is still closed.

There is no further information.

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