A suspicious package found in the 1100n block of West St. Georges Avenue has police and Union County Bomb Squad officials on the scene.
According to authorities, at approximately 6:00 p.m., the Linden Police Department responded to the 1100 block of W St George Ave on a reported suspicious package.
Officers located the package and immediately began to evacuate the area in agreement with standard operating procedures authorities said.
This included the closing of W. St. George Ave between N. Stiles St & Ross St and the evacuation of residents of two apartment buildings.
The Union County Bomb Squad is on the scene, and the investigation is ongoing.
We encourage the public to stay clear from the area until further notice.
UPDATE 9:14 p.m. Device disrupted