'All-Clear' Given After Reports Of Suspicious Package In NW OKC

Wednesday, July 25th 2018, 11:45 am
By: News 9

Police have given the "all-clear" after investigating a suspicious package in northwest Oklahoma City. 

Authorities responded Wednesday morning near the Planned Parenthood at NW 23rd and Walker. 

The package turned out to be a scheduled delivery and was a small refrigerator. 

Planned Parenthood Great Plain President and CEO Brandon Hill released the following statement:

Today, staff at our Planned Parenthood health center at 619 NW 23rd in Oklahoma City discovered a package making suspicious noises, which was delivered this morning by UPS. After careful inspection, first responders determined the package was a small refrigerator. The safety of our patients and staff is always our highest priority, and we want to express our appreciation to law enforcement and all first responders for their quick assessment and management of this situation. Following protocol, first responders were immediately notified when the package was discovered, the building was evacuated, and all patients and staff were moved to a secure location. We now have the all clear from law enforcement and are able to resume services. Planned Parenthood Great Plains has a long history serving patients in Oklahoma City, and we remain committed to providing a full range of sexual and reproductive health services in this community.

Stay with News9.com or your News 9 app for more information as it becomes available.