Suspicious package near Third and Mission streets deemed safe

A police bomb squad has determined a suspicious package found in San Francisco’s Yerba Buena neighborhood Tuesday afternoon is safe, according to police.

Streets near Third and Mission streets were briefly closed as police investigated the incident.

The streets were slated to open soon, police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said on Twitter at 3:07 p.m.

Esparza initially reported the incident on Twitter at 2:39 p.m.

San Francisco Municipal Railway buses were affected by the investigation, according to Muni officials.

Inbound Muni buses on the 8-Bayshore line and outbound Muni buses on the 30-Stockton and 45-Union/Stockton lines were affected.

No other details about the incident were immediately available.

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