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Caution Over Package Brings Evacuation

Police briefly evacuated some people from a Hanover Square office building Tuesday while they determined a suspicious package was not a threat.

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RALEIGH, N.C. — Police briefly evacuated some portions of a Hanover Square office building downtown Tuesday afternoon while they checked on a suspicious package.

The package had been found in a workout room, police said.

People were evacuated and sections of Cabarrus and Wilmington streets were closed briefly while officers investigated. The incident was over within an hour.

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