UPDATE: Suspicious package cleared

Northside Drive was blocked off from the 3800 block to the 4100 block.

UPDATE: (10:37 P.M.)- The Bibb County Bomb Disposal Unit was able to clear the package and determined that it was a piece of electronic office equipment.

The sheriff’s office says all suspicious packages like this are treated as if they are an explosive device for public safety.

The roadway is back open.

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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) –A part of Northside Drive is blocked off due to a suspicious package found on Friday.

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office was notified around 6:45 p.m. of a suspicious package in the 3900 block of Northside Drive.

When arriving on scene deputies notified the Bomb Disposal Unit to investigate.

Northside Drive is blocked off from the 3800 block to the 4100 block while deputies are investigate the package.

The public is asked to avoid the area.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Bibb Sheriff’s Office at 478-751 -7500 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

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