St. Louis Fire Department

St. Louis Fire Department

Police find suspicious package delivered to TV station in downtown St. Louis non-hazardous

Market Street has reopened between 10th and 11th streets.

May 14, 2019 - 9:24 am

ST. LOUIS (KFTK) — Tuesday morning St. Louis police and the Bomb and Arson unit are investigating a suspicious package delivered to the KSDK studio downtown. 

Police closed Market Street between 10th and 11th while crews were on the scene. Since the all clear was given and nothing hazardous was detected, streets reopened just after 11 a.m.

According to KSDK, the package, which has been deemed not a bomb, was addressed to former Sen. Claire McCaskill and delivered to its newsroom Monday afternoon. KSDK reported it was moved to the lobby of the building for an x-ray.

The building was evacuated as St. Louis Fire Department HAZMAT crews investigated. An unknown substance was found in the package and HAZMAT officials sprayed it down. KSDK received the all-clear to return to the building at about 11 a.m.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated as the information becomes available.

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