"Suspicious package" shuts down Robie briefly - NEWS 95.7
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"Suspicious package" shuts down Robie briefly

Regional Police briefly blocked traffic on Robie Street between Almon and North streets Tuesday to investigate a reported suspicious package.

Regional Police briefly diverted traffic on Robie Street between Almon and North streets Tuesday to investigate a potential suspicious package.

Police said a witness reported seeing an unattended backpack in the area, and officers shut down the area as a precaution.

Upon further investigation, the backpack was found to contain “clothing etc.,” according to a release from HRP Sgt. Rob Lowther.

Robie Street was re-opened to traffic early Tuesday evening.

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