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Suspicious package found at Lehigh County Courthouse

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Emergency officials were called to the Lehigh County Courthouse in Allentown Wednesday after a suspicious package was found.

Allentown police, the Lehigh County Sheriff's Office, the fire department and the department's bomb squad were at the scene on Hamilton Street investigating.

The roads around the courthouse were blocked off and the courthouse was evacuated.

After investigating, the package was deemed not to be a threat and the courthouse reopened, officials said.

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