Suspicious package at Oceanfront was bag with military training materials

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on May 28, 2014 at 11:24 PM

Updated Thursday, May 29 at 5:05 AM

5/29 UPDATE: Fire officials say military training material was found in a canvas military bag. Someone rummaging through a dumpster found the bag and left it. It was found by another person and, after talking with neighbors, he decided to call 911. Now officials have to trace the owners of the bag and that would involve the military.
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11 p.m. UPDATE: The suspicious package has been deemed safe, police said. The investigation has been turned over to the Virginia Beach Fire Department. 

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- Police in Virginia Beach are investigating a suspicious package at the Oceanfront. 

Officers responded to the scene in the 300 block of 25th Street around 7:30 p.m., police spokesperson Tonya Borman said. 

Crews are still working to determine the contents of the device. Residents are asked to avoid the area until further notice. 

 

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