All clear given after suspicious package found at Newport News Shipbuilding

NEWPORT NEWS , Va. (WAVY) – Police and the bomb squad have deemed a suspicious package found at Newport News Shipbuilding Wednesday afternoon, NOT a security concern.

According to police, the package was found in Building 86 located at 41st Street and Washington Avenue.

The building has been reopened and employees should report to work as scheduled.

The person who found the package demonstrated extra precaution and alerted our security force due to look of the package.

All other areas in the shipyard remain open and have been deemed safe by security.

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