GASTON COUNTY, NC (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – The area around a social services building in Gastonia has been shut down due to a suspicious package, the Gastonia Police Department said Wednesday.
Road closures included E. Long Ave between N. Broad Street and MLK Way. Drivers were being encouraged to avoid the area and follow police directions.
It is unclear at this time who reported the suspicious package and this remains an active scene. We’ll have more information once it becomes available.