Suspicious device located at Petersburg post office deemed inert

Posted at 11:31 AM, Jul 16, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-16 11:54:44-04

PETERSBURG, Va. — Virginia State Police completed its investigation into a suspicious device found Thursday morning at the Post Office on Franklin Street in Petersburg, Virginia State Police spokesman Sgt. Steve Vick confirmed. The device was located at about 10 a.m., Sgt. Vick said.

“Virginia State Police Bomb Techs have declared the device to be inert, the scene is cleared and further investigation is being conducted by US Postal Inspectors,” Vick said.

No further details are available at this time. This is a developing story.



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