Police say there was no merit to a report of a suspicious package outside the San Francisco Federal Building at Seventh and Mission streets Friday afternoon.
The bomb squad was called to investigate the package, which was reported around 1:55 p.m., police said.
Seventh Street was shut down between Mission and Market streets during the investigation.
The bomb squad declared the area safe shortly after 3:30 p.m., police Officer Carlos Manfredi said.
Bay City News