Alexandria police reopen area around S.Pickett Street after investigating ‘suspicious package’

Police in Alexandria, Virginia, closed off the area around 700 South Pickett Street near Backlick Run around noon on Friday as they investigated a suspicious package.

After inspection, officers with the Alexandria Police Department determined the package was “deemed to be non-explosive or dangerous,”  APD said in a tweet.

Area of APD investigation:

Joshua Barlow

Joshua Barlow is a writer, composer, and producer who has worked for CGTN, Atlantic Public Media, and National Public Radio. He lives in Northeast Washington, D.C., where he pays attention to developments in his neighborhood, economic issues, and social justice.

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