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Evacuation lifted after suspicious package found at Superior Court

Posted at 10:11 AM, Nov 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-04 19:51:36-05

TUCSON, Ariz. — A suspicious package found at the Pima County Superior Court building in downtown Tucson Monday triggered evacuations, police say.

According to the Tucson Police Department, the call came in at around 8:30 a.m. Police say three buildings adjacent to the court were evacuated as a precaution.

A court spokesperson said police cleared the scene and personnel were allowed back into the building just after noon Monday.

A TPD spokesperson says investigators are still trying to figure out what exactly was in the package.