Suspicious package prompts scare at Dallas building

2017-06-05 18:58


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Dallas - A portion of the Dallas police headquarters in the American state of Texas has been evacuated and nearby streets closed after a suspicious package was found.

The discovery of the package on Monday near an entrance generated a broad emergency response around the building.

Police officers and other staff were ordered away from the part of the building where the package was found. People were told to stay away from the area.

Officials cited security concerns in asking media not to broadcast images of emergency personnel in protective gear examining the package.

.The police have just announced that the contents of the package have been deemed harmless.

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