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Suspicious Package Report Leads to Business Evacuation and Closure of Lehigh County Roadway

BySamantha Jones

Mar 25, 2024
Suspicious Package Prompts Business Evacuation and Road Closures in Lower Macungie; Allentown Bomb Squad Provides Assistance | Lehigh Valley Regional News

On Monday, a business in Lehigh County was evacuated and a stretch of Route 100 was closed after the report of a suspicious package. The suspicious package was seen at the 8600 block of Congdonhill Drive in Lower Macungie Township at 1:30 p.m., according to Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Nathan Branosky. The Ryder Logistics warehouse, where the package was reported, has been evacuated.

Local roads, including Route 100 at Spring Creek Road, have been closed by Branosky as a precaution. The Allentown Bomb Squad was called to Congdon Hill Drive to assist in the investigation by state police shortly before 2 p.m., according to Capt. John Christopher of the Allentown Fire Department.

The suspicious package was reported at Ryder Logistics warehouse located at the 8600 block of Congdonhill Drive in Lower Macungie Township at around 1:30 p.m on Monday, according to Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Nathan Branosky. As a result, the business was evacuated and a section of Route 100 was shut down for safety reasons.

Local roads surrounding the area were closed as well, including Route 100 at Spring Creek Road due to the potential threat posed by the suspicious package. The Allentown Bomb Squad arrived on scene shortly before 2 p.m., and are currently assisting state police with their investigation into this developing situation.

By Samantha Jones

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