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‘All clear’ after suspicious package at Powhatan convenience store

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Posted at 7:00 PM, Mar 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-04 00:41:24-05

POWHATAN COUNTY, Va. — The Powhatan Sheriff’s Office have given an ‘all clear’ after investigating a suspicious package found at a gas station in the county.

The Sheriff’s Office said the package was located at Al’s Marketplace, located at 3440 Anderson Hwy. A witness told CBS 6 the convenience store was blocked off with fire and emergency crews staged next door.

Virginia State Police’s bomb squad unit investigated the package. No harmful materials were found.