About 40 people were evacuated from the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Fresno on Monday afternoon because a suspicious package was found outside an outlying building.
The police bomb squad was called out and a robot was deployed to handle the package and X-ray it.
Police believe the package was hoax.
The package was found outside Building 27, which is used for mental health counseling and administration.
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Clinton Avenue was closed between Angus and Fresno Street during the investigation. The road was reopened around 3:50 p.m.