Peachtree Street open after suspicious package

9:31 PM, Jun 3, 2013   |    comments
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ATLANTA -- Peachtree Street near Piedmont Hospital has reopened after being blocked due to a suspicious package being reported in the area late Monday afternoon. 

According to Atlanta Police, the package was located near the FedEx store on the 1900 block of Peachtree Street. 

SWAT responded to the scene around 5:15 to investigate the situation. Witnesses told police that two men were seen with a bag and were acting suspiciously. The men placed the bag in front of the FedEx and left the scene.

The bag was of no threat, as police discovered. It turned out to be a woman's purse.

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