Fort Worth Post Office Evacuated

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    Fort Worth police are looking for a person of interest after a series of suspicious packages have been left at the post office on Rosedale Street. The latest package, left Tuesday, cause police to evacuate the post office.

    A United States Post Office on the east side of Fort Worth was evacuated because of a suspicious package on Tuesday.

    An alert customer reported the package at the post office in the 4600 block of East Rosedale Street on Tuesday morning.

    Police closed Rosedale Street in front of the post office while they investigated.

    Five different agencies responded to incident. The Fort Worth bomb squad took the lead and sent in a robot outfitted with a camera to get a better look at the package.

    Bomb Squad Blows Up Suspicious Package

    [DFW] Bomb Squad Blows Up Suspicious Package
    The Fort Worth bomb squad blew up a suspicious package outside the post office at 4650 E. Rosedale Street.

    After almost three hours, investigators decided that the best course of action was to simply blow up the box. Police discovered nothing dangerous inside the box.

    The Fort Worth Fire Department said the suspicious package was the third left at the post office within two months.

    Fort Worth police said they are looking for a person of interest but would not elaborate further on the case.

    NBC 5's Lindsay Wilcox contributed to this report.