UPDATE: Report of Suspicious Package Shuts Down Telegraph Road
Telegraph Road was re-opened at 12:24 p.m.
Update: Friday 4 p.m.
Lucy Caldwell, spokesperson for Fairfax County Police Department, said that the suspicious package reported at 8:55 a.m. ended up being a diaper bag. There was no threat to public safety, and Telegraph Road was re-opened at 12:24 p.m.
Caldwell added that the person who first noticed the bag did the right thing by calling the police. The witness noticed someone dropping the bag off near the Department of Defense building.
Fairfax County Police are on the scene Friday morning in the Rose Hill-Kingstowne area looking into reports of a suspicious package.
Telegraph Road is shut down from South Kings Highway to Rose Hill Drive according to an alert sent out by Fairfax County Police.
A Patch reader reported that someone saw a car stop at 6801 Telegraph Road and leave a duffel bag. That person then got in the car and left.
Motorists are advised to avoid the area.