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Mall evacuated after package found near Wisconsin GOP office

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Posted at 11:39 PM, Jun 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-24 00:42:29-04

HUDSON, Wis.  — Police in western Wisconsin say a suspicious package has been found outside a local Republican Party campaign office.

Police in Hudson, Wisconsin, were sent to the scene just before 9 a.m. Tuesday.

Police say the package, made out of a military-grade ammunition can, has been identified as a potential threat and the area has been cordoned off.

A safety perimeter was set up and a local mall was evacuated.

Police say they are working with several agencies to secure the area and are asking the public to avoid the area.

The investigation is ongoing.

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