VBPD investigate suspicious item at Lynnhaven Mall near DICK's Sporting Goods parking lot

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

​On Tuesday, December 24, 2019, at 6:37 p.m., Emergency Communications received a call for a suspicious item near a vehicle in the parking lot outside of DICK's Sporting Goods store at Lynnhaven Mall, located at 701 Lynnhaven Parkway. Officers arrived on scene and secured the area for public safety. The Bomb Squad was activated and responded to the mall regarding the possible suspicious item. This scene was closed to the public while officers investigated the area. After further investigation by the Bomb Squad, the item was deemed not suspicious and the area was subsequently reopened to the public. 

Master Police Officer L.M. Bauder, Public Affairs Officer Virginia Beach Police Department