SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A suspicious package that prompted a shelter-in-place warning at the Federal Building at 450 Golden Gate Ave. in San Francisco Wednesday afternoon has been deemed harmless.
“The situation has been resolved. All clear, all clear,” the building’s occupants were told over a loudspeaker at 2:20 p.m.READ MORE: Tsunami Alert Forces Daylong Evacuation of Berkeley Marina
The package was discovered on a conveyor belt in the building’s basement mailroom at about noon, San Francisco Police Officer Albie Esparza said.
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During the two-hour investigation, occupants of the fourth through 20th floors of the building were instructed to shelter in place.
People on the first through third floors were told to move to the Turk Street side of the building, and those on the basement and sub-basement floors were evacuated.MORE NEWS: Bengals Stop Late Raiders Rally; Vegas One and Done in Playoffs
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