Suspicious Package Scare Closes Valencia Street For Over Three Hours Friday Night

Streets have reopened in San Francisco’s Mission district after a police bomb squad investigated a suspicious package late Friday night and early this morning, police said.

Shortly before 10:45 p.m., police blocked off the intersection of 17th and Valencia streets and issued a shelter-in-place for the area, police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said.

According to police, the intersection reopened shortly before 2 a.m., after the bomb squad deemed the situation harmless and secured the area.

Hannah Albarazi, Bay City News

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