Cedar Rapids City Hall reopens after ‘suspicious package’ reported

Cedar Rapids city hall shut down for some time this morning as police investigated a suspicious package.
Published: Mar. 27, 2023 at 8:25 AM CDT
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Police have cleared the scene after investigating a report about a suspicious package at Cedar Rapids City Hall Monday morning.

Police confirmed they received a call about the package at 101 1st Street Southeast, at about 7:47 a.m.

The building was evacuated while the suspicious package was investigated. The Cedar Rapids Metro Hazardous Devices Unit found the package and determined that it did not pose a threat.

Police have since left the scene and people have been allowed back into the building.

The investigation into this incident remains ongoing.