SF's Union Square evacuated

AP News
Posted: Oct 17, 2013 4:07 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police say they have evacuated Union Square on a report of a suspicious package.

Police spokesman Gordon Shyy says the report came in around 11:50 a.m. Thursday. In addition to the evacuation, a one-block radius around Union Square has been shutdown to vehicles and pedestrians.

Union Square is a major tourist draw. It is surrounded by high-end retail stores.