All clear after suspicious package found in York County vacant home

(Photo courtesy of the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office)

YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) – A suspicious package found in the 1400 block of Old York Hampton Highway turned out to be a piece of a microwave with duct tape around it.

A spokesperson with the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office says the emergency call came in at 3:50 p.m. The suspicious package was found inside a vacant home.

The Newport News bomb squad was called to the scene for assistance.

Hornsbyville Road was briefly closed during the incident.

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