Suspicious package closes part of Poydras St.

Published: Aug. 14, 2017 at 4:25 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 14, 2017 at 4:39 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A suspicious package closed part of the Central Business District Monday morning.

A heavy New Orleans Police Department presence in the 500 block of Poydras St. closed the street for a short period of time.

Louisiana State Police, NOPD and New Orleans Fire Department vehicles filled the block between Poydras and Girod streets.

The packages found were determined not to be a threat, police said.

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