San Francisco police deem suspicious package safe

Bay City News
Tuesday, May 17, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO -- A police bomb squad has determined a suspicious package found in San Francisco's Yerba Buena neighborhood this afternoon is safe, according to police.

Streets near Third and Mission streets were briefly closed as police investigated the incident.

The streets are slated to open soon, police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said on Twitter at 3:07 p.m.

Esparza initially reported the incident on Twitter at 2:39 p.m.

San Francisco Municipal Railway buses were affected by the investigation, according to Muni officials.

Inbound Muni buses on the 8-Bayshore line and outbound Muni buses on the 30-Stockton and 45-Union/Stockton lines were affected.

No other details about the incident were immediately available.