San Francisco streets reopen after suspicious package deemed safe

Streets were closed in downtown San Francisco on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016 as police investigated a suspicious package. (@schultzusc/Twitter)

Streets in downtown San Francisco are back open after a suspicious package was discovered to be a gym bag.

O'Farrell between Powell and Market was closed around 12:45 p.m. as police investigated. And a shelter-in-place order was later issued for the immediate area of Market and O'Farrell streets.

Police say O'Farrell Street reopened around 1:40 p.m.

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