Police: Package that closed Halifax shopping center not a threat

UPDATE at 3:44 p.m. – Police say a hazardous materials team has determined the package and the powdery substance inside is inert and there is no threat to the public.


HALIFAX, Pa. (WHTM) – State police have closed a northern Dauphin County shopping center while they investigate a suspicious package.

The package was found inside the wine and spirits store in the shopping plaza on Peters Mountain Road in Halifax Township, according to a police spokesman.

The entire plaza is closed for safety reasons and authorities are asking everyone to avoid the area.

No other details were available.

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