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No threat at federal courthouse after evacuation

Posted at 11:54 AM, Jun 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-01 12:18:43-04

UPDATE: A suspicious package that evacuated the federal courthouse Wednesday in downtown West Palm Beach was an empty cooler, said bomb technicians.  Roads are back open.

EARLIER STORY:

A suspicious package evacuated the federal courthouse Wednesday in downtown West Palm Beach.

Shortly after 10:30 a.m., officers responded to the outside of the property located at 701 Clematis St.

The 700 blocks of Clematis Street and Banyan Boulevard were closed.

Drivers should seek alternate routes. A bomb team is also at the scene.