2:55 p.m. UPDATE: An Explosive Ordinance Disposal team used a robot to determine that the package was benign.
It appears to have just been a suitcase with an old typewriter inside.READ MORE: Suspect Arrested After Car Chase In Downtown Sacramento
The parking lot has now been reopened.
WOODLAND (CBS13) — Authorities are investigating a suspicious package that was found in a Woodland parking lot late Monday morning.READ MORE: Wet Weather May Have Played Role In Davis Crash That Killed 1-Year-Old
Woodland police say the suspicious package was found near the Post Office along W. Main Street.
Avoid the Area. Officers are investigating a suspicious package on W. Main St. by the Post Office. The roadway is open to traffic, but the parking lot is closed. The parking lot is restricted from both vehicle and foot traffic. Thank you for your help. (VLD) #WoodlandPD
— Woodland Police Department (@WoodlandPD) November 15, 2021
Officers note that the roadway in the area is open, but the parking lot is currently restricted.
No information about the package, including why it has been deemed suspicious, has been released at this point.MORE NEWS: Sacramento Valley Chorus To Take Part In 80th Anniversary Of Pearl Harbor Attack In Hawaii
Updates to follow.