UPDATE 8/5/2019 AT 11:10 A.M.:
MARION (WSIL) — The bomb squad has cleared the scene at Old Town Square in Marion. They have determined the package was not harmful. The town square has reopened.
Marion Police Department is investigating the origin of the package and will release more information as it becomes available.
ORIGINAL STORY: 11:01 A.M.:
MARION (WSIL) — The bomb squad is currently evaluating a suspicious package found by Marion city hall employees near mailboxes.
Both Marion City Hall and the Old Town Square have been evacuated while officials investigate.
We will update this as we learn more.