Suspicious Package Reported at Brown Park in Norwich

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    Brown Park in Norwich was evacuated for a brief time Sunday evening.

    Brown Park in Norwich was evacuated for about two hours Saturday evening and Market Street was blocked off after authorities received the report of a suspicious package, police said.

    Nowich police and a bomb squad responded to the scene to investigate. Officers found the package in question and determined that it was not an explosive device and did not pose a threat, according to police.

    The park reopened around 8 p.m. Sunday.

    Police are continuing to investigate the incident.

    Anyone with information is urged to contact Norwich police at 860-886-5561 ext. 500.