WinCo Foods in Beaverton reopens after suspicious package prompts evacuation

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BEAVERTON, OR (KPTV) - WinCo Foods in Beaverton was evacuated Tuesday evening after someone spotted a suspicious package near the store’s entrance, according to Beaverton police.

Beaverton police responded to the store off Cedar Hills Boulevard around 6 p.m. and called a bomb squad to consult. The bomb squad examined the package to determined it was empty.

The store reopened a bit before 7:30 p.m. and resumed normal operations.

According to the police department, WinCo chose to evacuate the store and officers did not direct it.

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