Suspicious package evacuates Austin VA clinic

Austin outpatient VA clinic

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Austin VA Outpatient Clinic at 7901 Metropolis Drive in Southeast Austin was evacuated as firefighters and police investigated a suspicious package Tuesday morning.

Austin Police evacuated the building as a precaution just before Noon while they worked with the Austin Fire Department to determine the contents of a bag a patient left in the building.

Shortly before 1 p.m., Police announced an all-clear saying the bag only contained some clothes and personal items. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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