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Atlanta Receives Second Bomb Scare As Suspicious Package Discovered on Peachtree Street

First CNN Center, now Peachtree Center Mall

October 30, 2018 - 3:30 pm

Once again, a suspicious package has been discovered in Atlanta, igniting fears of yet another bomb threat and prompting the evacuation of a popular destination on Atlanta's famed Peachtree Street: Peachtree Center Mall.

The Atlanta Police Department made the announcement Tuesday afternoon on Twitter:

SWAT is on the scene and an investigation is underway, as International Boulevard has been shut down between Peachtree Center Avenue and Peachtree Street. The news comes one day after the FBI investigated a suspicious package was discovered at an Atlanta post office, addressed to CNN Center.

Peachtree Center Mall made an announcement moments ago: 

We'll update this story as it develops; stay tuned...