Box of Glow Sticks Closes Part of Downtown Atlanta

Police said a box full of glow sticks caused a commotion in downtown Atlanta late Saturday afternoon.


ATLANTA --

Police said a box full of glow sticks caused a commotion in downtown Atlanta late Saturday afternoon.

Atlanta police were called to the Hilton Garden Inn for a suspicious package just after 5 p.m.

Witnesses said streets in the area were shutdown around Centennial Olympic Park.

Atlanta Police brought in a robot to check out the package.

The hotel said it took extra precaution by calling in police.

Police said everything was wrapped up and back to normal at about 7 p.m.

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