Authorities Investigate Suspicious Package at Planned Parenthood in Birmingham


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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (ABC 33/40) – The Birmingham Police Department bomb squad, along with other law enforcement agencies, are investigating a suspicious package at Planned Parenthood Thursday.

Employees at the women’s clinic located at 1211 27th Place South called authorities after receiving the package in the mail.

Planned Parenthood released the following statement regarding the incident:

“The safety of our patients and staff is Planned Parenthood Southeast’s highest priority.  It is our policy not to comment on security matters.”

Members of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Alabama Tobacco and Firearms are assisting officers at the scene.

There are no reports of injuries at this time.

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