‘Suspicious object’ prompts Yorktown street evacuation

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POQUOSON, Va. – The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office asked for the Yorktown waterfront area to be avoided on Monday.

Deputies were called to Water Street for a disorderly person with a ‘suspicious object’ at around 1:13 p.m.

The area was evacuated for precautionary measures. However, officials say the objects turned out to be a trumpet mute.

Officials say the area should be back to normal operations. There is no further information at this time.

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