The Washington County courthouse in Hillsboro was partially evacuated Tuesday due to a suspicious package investigation, but the situation ended with no threat to the community.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office reported at 12:45 p.m. that deputies were responding to the scene near North First Avenue.
The package, which was described by deputies as suspicious, was located on the sidewalk.
By around 2 p.m., it was determined the item was not a bomb, but instead appeared to be someone’s lunch, according to deputies.
— Fox 12 Staff
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