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Orange County authorities investigate suspicious package

Posted July 25, 2011

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— Employees of four offices buildings on Providence Road in Chapel Hill were forced outside Monday morning while authorities investigated a suspicious package left outside a real estate office.

A Chapel Hill Police Department spokesman said a device was found inside a brief case or suit case at 319 Providence Road.

Workers were asked to stay away from the area until the investigation is complete.


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  • Snakebite Survivor Jul 26, 2011

    If you're curious about what this was all about, the Herald Sun (and their web site) has a full explanation of what this was (a misunderstanding over a suitcase).

  • ncmickey Jul 25, 2011

    How about an update WRAL??

  • Iworkforaliving Jul 25, 2011

    a "suspicious package" ? Paranoia at its worst.

  • MissLC81 Jul 25, 2011

    Medical office

  • readerman Jul 25, 2011

    Is that a home or an office?

  • MissLC81 Jul 25, 2011

    After 3 hours we were allowed back in our building (180 Providence Rd)

  • tdouble232323 Jul 25, 2011

    I wish the Chapel Hill PD would let us know what is going on in this area. They will not let us leave and but are telling us there is a bomb next door.