CHICAGO (CBS) — Police in the West Ridge neighborhood responded to a report of suspicious package, leading to the evacuation of an office building.
The package was found Thursday morning in a residential neighborhood in the 6000 block of North Kedzie.READ MORE: Chicago Sky Win First WNBA Championship As They Top Phoenix Mercury
Several streets surrounding the area have been blocked off as police and members of the bomb unit investigate.READ MORE: Jubilant Fans, Booming Businesses Near Wintrust Arena As Chicago Sky Win WNBA Championship
The evacuation was described by police as precautionary.
Kedzie is closed in both directions at Lincoln and Peterson.MORE NEWS: Amid Continuing Water Pressure Woes In Dixmoor, Residents Aren't Confident The Next Fix Will Be The Last
UPDATE: Police cleared the scene shortly before noon.