New Bern building evacuated due to suspicious package

NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) — The Social Security Administration building in New Bern was evacuated Friday after a suspicious package was discovered.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Protective Service was called in and is cooperating with New Bern police in the investigation.

The Department of Homeland Security said the evacuation was out of an abundance of caution.


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