Sheriff: Nothing hazardous found inside suspicious package in Holland Patent

Oneida County Sheriff's Office and State Police investigating

HOLLAND PATENT, ONEIDA COUNTY (WSYR-TV) - The Oneida County Sheriff's Office responded to calls about a suspicious package on Elm Street in the Village of Holland Patent on Friday afternoon.

Using x-ray imaging equipment, state police determined that there was nothing "explosive or hazardous" found inside the package.

The package, which was reported to authorities around 12:40 p.m., forced students and staff at the Holland Patent Elementary and Middle Schools to shelter-in-place as a precautionary safety measure.

The area was deemed safe around 3 p.m. and the road was re-opened for traffic.

 

 

 

 

 


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