Police: Package left at La Vergne bank was harmless - WKRN News 2

Police: Package left at La Vergne bank was harmless

Posted: Updated: Dec 18, 2012 06:15 PM
LA VERGNE, Tenn. -

La Vergne police were called to an area bank on Tuesday afternoon after a suspicious package was discovered.

The incident was reported at Regions Bank located at 5021 Murfreesboro Road around 3:40 p.m.

According to Chief Mike Walker, the package was placed next to the bank's mechanical room.

Officials said the bank, in addition to businesses within a 300 foot perimeter were evacuated while crews investigated. The businesses have since re-opened.

During the course of the investigation, authorities determined the package was harmless.

The Special Operations unit of the Tennessee Highway Patrol also assisted in the investigation.

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