Suspicious Package in Aurora Highlands Park

by ARLnow.com May 11, 2012 at 5:40 pm 3,701 5 Comments

Update at 7:05 p.m. — The suspicious package was “disrupted” by the bomb squad and found to be non-hazardous, according to police.  The scene is in the process of being cleared.

Earlier: Police and the Arlington County bomb squad are on the scene of a suspicious package in Aurora Highlands Park near Pentagon City.

A metallic object with red and black wires coming out of it was found in the park around 4:30 p.m., according to Arlington County police spokesman Dustin Sternbeck. A portion of the park and its parking lot has been cordoned off with police tape as the bomb squad uses a remote controlled robot to investigate the package.

One lane of S. Hayes Street is blocked by emergency vehicles between 15th Street and Fire Station No. 5.


  • PCity

    Oh teh noes! My ‘hood!

    • PCity

      I bet this is CrystalMikey’s doing. CCers so jealous.

  • tumblebum

    Al-qaeda has been targeting that park for years. It was just a matter of time.

  • OldTimer

    Blue Jays are mean birds.

  • charles

    Stephen Hawking called, he wants his wheelchair back


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