A few blocks of downtown Spokane were closed to traffic for about an hour Tuesday morning after a package deemed suspicious was found on top of a blue mailbox.
The package turned out to be a wrapped but empty box, said Spokane Police Officer Josh Laiva.
No writing was on the wrapped package found on the northwest corner of Lincoln and Riverside just outside the downtown post office, said Laiva. Streets within a block of the intersection were closed to traffic.
Federal officers worked to determine if the package was safe and Spokane police officers and the Spokane Fire Department assisted on scene.
No buildings were evacuated.
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