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UPDATE 12/21/13 5:49 PM:The scene has been cleared.

A Battalion Chief with the Newport News Fire Department confirms the suspicious package was a suitcase with protruding wires belonging to an HVAC worker.

The chief says the worker mistakenly left the suitcase when working in the area earlier.

The bomb squad used a robot to inspect the suitcase and determined it did not pose a threat.

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NEWPORTNEWS-- Roads are shut down following a report of a suspicious package at the FBI Field Office on Saturday.

Police received the call at 3:34 p.m. Dispatchers say that Canon Boulevard is blocked off between Omni Boulevard and Lakefront Commons, as well as all of Town Center Drive.

The investigation is ongoing.

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