Mount Vernon, NY — March 1, 2013 — Shortly after 9:30AM this morning an unattended and suspicious package was discovered in front of the Mount Vernon Police Department Headquarters on Roosevelt Square.
Mount Vernon Police and Fire Department resources responded and secured a safe perimeter to protect the public. The Westchester County Police Department was immediately notified as is routinely done in incidents of this type.
The County Police Bomb Squad responded, x-rayed the package, checked, and tested it for any hazardous materials. Shortly thereafter the package was deemed to be safe and harmless.
The Mount Vernon Police Department is investigating the incident, anyone with information is asked to contact the Detective Division at 914-665-2510.