LAPD headquarters evacuated following discovery of suspicious package: reports
The headquarters of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) were evacuated after a suspicious package was spotted in the building’s mail room on Thursday night.
The LAPD confirmed the evacuation at around 8:15 p.m. PT.
Due to a suspicious package, LAPD’s Headquarters located at 1st and Main in Downtown Los Angeles has been evacuated. HazMat Personnel are responding and we will update as information becomes available. Please avoid the area.
— LAPD HQ (@LAPDHQ) January 11, 2019
ABC7 and Fox 11 reported that the package was found in the mail room.
The LAPD’s headquarters are located at 100 W. First Street in downtown Los Angeles.
Coverage of suspicious packages on Globalnews.ca: