Scene cleared after Germantown police incident
GERMANTOWN - October 2, 2012 (WPVI) -- Police activity led to the evacuation of several businesses along Germantown Avenue in Philadelphia's Germantown section Tuesday morning.
Authorities were called just before 9:30 a.m. to a former Social Security office, located near the intersection of Germantown and Haines avenues.
After about a half hour, authorities deemed the situation under control and cleared the scene.
During the investigation, local businesses were evacuated and nearby Germantown High School was placed in lockdown as a precaution.
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