Suspicious Package Report: Route 100 Closed, Ryder Logistics Evacuated in Lehigh County

Suspicious package in Lower Macungie prompts business evacuation and road closures; Allentown Bomb Squad called in for assistance | Lehigh Valley Regional News

On Monday, a business in Lehigh County was evacuated and a stretch of Route 100 was closed after the report of a suspicious package. The location of the package was at Ryder Logistics, which has been evacuated as a precaution. According to Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Nathan Branosky, the suspicious package was reported at 1:30 p.m. at the 8600 block of Congdonhill Drive in Lower Macungie Township.

Local roads, including Route 100 at Spring Creek Road, are being shut down to prevent access to the area. Captain John Christopher from the Allentown Fire Department reported that the Allentown Bomb Squad was called to Congdon Hill Drive to assist with the investigation by state police. The bomb squad arrived just before 2 p.m. on Monday.

The Allentown Bomb Squad is currently investigating the suspicious package and Ryder Logistics is working with them to determine if it poses any danger. It’s unclear what caused the package to be considered suspicious, but local authorities are taking all necessary precautions to ensure public safety.

Please check back for updates on this developing story as more information becomes available.

On Monday, a business in Lehigh County was evacuated and a stretch of Route 100 was closed after the report of a suspicious package. The location of the package was at Ryder Logistics, which has been evacuated as a precaution. According to Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Nathan Branosky, the suspicious package was reported at 1:30…

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