DECATUR, Ga. — Authorities evacuated several downtown Decatur businesses over a suspicious package scare.
Emergency crews began evacuations around 12:30 p.m. Thursday and was lifted around 6 p.m.
Channel 2′s Christian Jennings went to the scene where she found several emergency vehicles had blocked off the area.
We’re at the scene talking to authorities for updates on Channel 2 Action News.
City of Decatur Fire Chief Toni Washington told Jennings that a bomb squad determined there were no explosives. Authorities are now working to determine what the substance is.
Washington said the substance may have been sent through the mail.
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