Police: Nothing dangerous inside ‘suspicious package’ left at post office


EVANSVILLE, Ind (WEHT) — An unattended white cooler near the Downtown Evansville post office prompted the evacuation of two federal buildings Tuesday afternoon. Police were called to the branch on Sycamore Street just before 3 p.m.

An EPD bomb squad robot was sent inside the post office around 4:30 p.m. Police gave the all-clear after investigating the suspicious package.

Officers say a white cooler was left sitting at the post office. Two federal buildings were evacuated and officers shut down Sycamore for about an hour.

Police later determined there was nothing dangerous inside the cooler.

(This story was originally published on April 20, 2021)

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