Portsmouth police: Area clear after suspicious package incident at Wawa on Frederick Boulevard


PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Portsmouth police said the area is clear after a suspicious package was found at Wawa on Frederick Boulevard Friday afternoon.

Police said they responded to the incident at 1:54 p.m. Friday at the convenience store, which is in the 1200 block of Frederick Boulevard.

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Portsmouth police, the Portsmouth Fire Department and Virginia State Police were on the scene.

In a tweet around 3:40 p.m., police asked people to stay out of the area.

In an update around 4:30 p.m., police said the area was clear and the package was safe. However, the Wawa was still closed at that time.

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