MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Macon City Hall was evacuated for about an hour this afternoon after an unattended suitcase was left on the side of the building.
City spokesman Chris Floore told 41NBC Macon police evacuated the building around 1:30. Employees were standing outside across the street at Rosa Park Square.
The Macon Police bomb squad x-rayed the suitcase, and then detonated it. Police would not comment on the contents of the suitcase.
Poplar and First street were blocked off near city hall. Police put up caution tape around the right side of the building near the Macon-Bibb County Emergency Management Agency, where the suitcase was located.
Employees walked back into the building around 2:45 p.m.