Suspicious package found on Shady Grove Road deemed harmless

A device with wires attached was found in a neighborhood near Twin Hickory.

On Wednesday, March 18th shortly before 4:00 PM, Henrico Police responded to the intersection of Shady Grove Road and Mason Park Way near the Twin Hickory community.

A landscaping crew found a suspicious item along a fence line on Shady Grove Road. The unidentified device contained wires, was approximately two inches long, and appeared to have been at that location for several months, according to authorities.

A member of the Henrico Police Explosive Ordinance Disposal Unit responded, examined the item, and found it to be safe. No word on what it actually was.

If you have any information about this incident that you would like to share with police, please call Crime Stoppers at 804.780.1000. All tips are anonymous.

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Trevor Dickerson

Trevor Dickerson loves all things Richmond and manages RVANews’ West of the Boulevard and West End community sites.

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