Sheriff’s office: ‘Suspicious package’ near courthouse turns out to be trash

Sheriff’s office: ‘Suspicious package’ near courthouse turns out to be trash
Published: Jun. 27, 2022 at 9:11 AM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - A suspicious box that was located near the courthouse in downtown Wilmington turned out to be just trash, according to the sheriff’s office.

As a precaution, the sheriff’s office’s E.O.D. (Explosive Ordinance Disposal) team responded to the scene Monday morning near the corner of Princess and Third streets.

Third Street was shut down between Princess and Market streets during the investigation.

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