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Suspicious package found near Speaker Beth Harwell’s office

Suspicious package found near Speaker Beth Harwell’s office

/WKRN News 2

WKRN News 2 Reporting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Authorities are investigating a suspicious package found near Speaker Beth Harwell’s office in downtown Nashville late Thursday morning.

WKRN News 2 reports that fire crews responded to the scene at Sixth Avenue and Deadrick Street just before 10:30 a.m.

Sources told News 2 two staffers found the package, an envelope that was wrapped in plastic.

A portion of Legislative Plaza was evacuated.

No injuries were reported. Speaker Harwell was not at her office at the time.