Suspicious Package Shuts Down Streets In SF Castro District

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Police shut down streets near San Francisco’s Castro neighborhood Thursday afternoon because of a suspicious package, a police spokesman said.

The package was discovered shortly after 1:30 p.m. in the 2000 block of 15th Street, Officer Albie Esparza said.

A bomb squad was called in and streets were closed.

Esparza said at 4 p.m. that the situation had been cleared and that streets have reopened.

The incident disrupted service on San Francisco Municipal Railway’s F-Market line, Muni officials said.

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