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Suspicious package found in Center City building

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Suspicious package in Center City

Suspicious package in Center City

Rescuers were called to the Wanamaker building in Center City for a suspicious package.

Philadelphia police and firefighters were called to the building at 1300 Market Street around noon Tuesday.

The package was on the 11th floor of the building.

Part of the building was evacuated for about an hour while the package was removed.

The package was determined to be non hazardous and people were able to return.

Two people were taken to area hospitals for observation then released.

The incident is under investigation.

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