TUSCUMBIA, Ala. (WAFF) - A spokesperson from the City of Tuscumbia says a suspicious package was found outside the Republican Party Office downtown on November 2nd.
Tuscumbia Police Chief Tony Logan confirmed a suitcase was found sitting on a bench on Main Street Monday morning. After further investigation, Chief Logan said the package contained a tube along with other trash inside.
Phillip Green with the Colbert county Republican Party told WAFF one of their candidates found the suitcase and a cylindrical package outside the building, and called police.
Tuscumbia Police and the Florence Police Bomb Squad responded to the scene and deployed a robot used for bomb investigating.
Crews also performed multiple x-rays to help determine the package was not harmful.