Package deemed safe, SFJCC evacuation lifted

March 22, 2012 4:28:22 PM PDT
The San Francisco Jewish Community Center at California Street and Presidio Avenue was briefly evacuated Thursday afternoon due to a suspicious package across the street.

The San Francisco Police Department investigate the package, which was found at a bus stop around 2:30 p.m., and deemed it not to be a threat.

d A spokesperson for the JCC said the evacuation was out of "an abundance of caution." People were back inside the building by 4:25 p.m.

Muni's 2-Clement, 3-Jackson and 43-Masonic lines were temporarily rerouted because of the police activity.

Bay City News contributed to this report