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Caution Over Package Brings Evacuation

Posted January 22, 2008 1:23 p.m. EST

— 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.