Beeping Post Office return prompts scare near Buford Road Pharmacy

Posted at 8:33 PM, Mar 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-24 20:34:56-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — Officials said a call for a suspicious package near the Buford Road Pharmacy in Chesterfield County was not a threat.

In fact, officials said the cause of the scare was a beeping heart monitor someone left in a box outside in the parking lot not far from a Post Office drop box at the shopping center.

Crews were called to the scene at 8:50 a.m.

Virginia State Police also responded and assisted until officials determined the item in the box was a heart monitor being returned via the mail.

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