Wrapped parcel causes a stir in uptown Columbus

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A wrapped parcel sitting on the bench in Uptown Columbus caused quite a stir around 11:00 a.m. Friday.

Columbus State Police and the Columbus Ordinance Disposal Team investigated the suspicious recepticle in front of the Columbus State University building along 10th Avenue and Broadway. 

Streets near that area were blocked off, but it was quickly discovered that that the parcel wrapped in Christmas wrapping was not a danger to the public.