Bomb Scare at Police Station
COLUMBIA - A bomb scare at the Columbia Police Department left Walnut Street closed between Fifth and Seventh streets for two hours. The bomb squad arrived on the scene to inspect the package.
A man brought a suspicious package to the police station after it was delivered to his home. The man became worried after realizing the package was not addressed to him. The bomb squad x-rayed the package and cut it open only to find a home electronic device.
Shortly after 6:30 PM the package was determined to no longer be a threat.
Police officials said if you receive or see a suspicious package you should call the police to inspect the scene.