HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Police were called to investigate the report of a suspicious package in Hampton Wednesday.

According to police dispatch, the call for the incident came in around 11:15 a.m. Wednesday at the shopping center at Coliseum Crossing.

Hampton police said the package was discovered on the street. As of 12:20 p.m., adjacent stores had been evacuated, however, the shopping center itself was not.

10 On Your Side confirmed with police just after 3 p.m. that the scene had been cleared. The package has been secured and the Newport News Bomb Squad took it off site, where they rendered it safe.

No further information has been released.

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