Shoes cause scare in Birmingham post office

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) – A package containing a pair of shoes caused some trouble for a post office in Birmingham on Tuesday.

A suspicious package was discovered at the downtown post office on 3rd Avenue North sometime before 8:30 a.m. The building was evacuated and the bomb squad was called to the scene.

After the package was detonated, the contents were revealed to be a pair of shoes.

Authorities have not yet said what made the shoe package suspicious.

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