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Suspicious Package Forces Evacuation Of Town Hall In Evesham

EVESHAM, NJ (CBS) -- The discovery of a suspicious package in the lobby of the Evesham Municipal Complex forced a shutdown and evacuation of the building on Thursday.

Police say the package was discovered around 5:40 a.m. It was addressed to a judge and had wires poking out of it, appearing much like a bomb.

The building was immediately evacuated and New Road closed while the bomb squad investigated.

The package was detonated and ultimately deemed not to be an explosive, but police say they are investigating.

Anyone with information is asked to call Evesham police at 856-983-4699.

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