Guam – A suspicious package was found at the Department of Revenue and Taxation after business hours Thursday, prompting authorities to evacuate the Barrigada office.
The Guam Homeland Security and Office of Civil Defense was alerted about the suspicious package around 6 p.m. Authorities have yet to disclose the exact location where the package was found.
As of 6:30 p.m. the Guam Fire Department and Guam Police Department were on scene.
GHS requested a K-9 unit from the Guam International Airport Authority.
While the nature of the suspicious package has not been disclosed, GHS said, “All precautions are being taken to ensure the safety and security of all responders involved and the surrounding public. “
GHS/OCD reminds the community that, “if you see something say something.”
The community are advised to report any suspicious activity, social media posts or messages relating to current events, to local law enforcement and the MRFC online at https://mlrin.org/, or call 671-475-0400 / email firstname.lastname@example.org.