All-clear given after suspicious package found in Elizabeth City

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WAVY) — Elizabeth City police say a suspicious package found Friday was not a threat.

According to police, the package was found on some railroad tracks in the 1500 block of West Church Street around 3:51 p.m.

The railroad company was contacted and traffic was re-routed away from the area as investigators examined the package. Trains and resident have been given the all-clear.

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