CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A suspicious package found on a CATS bus led to the evacuation of the area in Charlotte Monday night. 

Officers responded to the 5000 block of Tuckaseegee Road at 5:35 p.m. regarding a call about a suspicious package on a CATS bus, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

Out of an abundance of caution, the bus was evacuated.

CMPD and Charlotte Fire investigated the contents of the package. CMPD has since confirmed the package did not contain anything hazardous. 

Officials asked the public to avoid the area while the investigation was underway. Both directions of Tuckaseegee Road were closed in response but have since reopened. 

No further information was released at this time. Stay with WCNC Charlotte for the latest. 

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