Updated 12/19/19 — Police arrested a Reston man in connection to the incident.
Earlier: Fairfax County Police are conducting a suspicious package investigation at The Spectrum at Reston Town Center.
Police said on Twitter that several businesses were evacuated as a result of the investigation. People are being asked to avoid the area.
It was not immediately clear which businesses were affected.
UPDATE: Members of our Special Operations Division are responding to assist in the investigation. Access to nearby businesses remains restricted. Please continue to avoid the area. https://t.co/I3Uhzv4fjJ
— Fairfax County Police (@FairfaxCountyPD) December 18, 2019
Update at 11:45 p.m. — The suspicious package was determined to not be hazardous.
— Fairfax County Police (@FairfaxCountyPD) December 19, 2019
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