Suspicious package removed from Washington Township Walmart on Monday

Washington Township Police evacuated the Walmart parking lot for about two hours as the object was removed.

Washington Township Police were dispatched to the Walmart parking lot along Route 42 at 1:23 p.m. on Feb. 3 for the report of a suspicious object wrapped in tape in a shopping cart.

Upon arrival, the area was evacuated and the Camden County Bomb Squad was called to the scene. Upon investigation, the item was determined to be a stockpot wrapped in tape with fireplace ashes inside. Police cleared the scene at 3:15 p.m.