HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - An all clear has been given after a suspicious package was brought to the federal courthouse in downtown Hattiesburg.
According to Hattiesburg police, the call was received around 10:30 a.m.
Hattiesburg police U.S. Marshals, and The Hattiesburg Fire Department blocked off roads in downtown.
The Biloxi Bomb Squad inspected the package. Representatives with The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives also assisted.
According to sources at the courthouse, one potential female suspect was taken into custody after she entered the courthouse and was taken by U.S. Marshals for questioning.
The following statement was issued by the FBI office out of Jackson via Brett Carr :
The courthouse was evacuated and no one was injured in the incident.