Saturday was a rough day for some postal workers and customers in Mullica Township.

Mullica Township Police say a bomb scare was reported at the Elwood Post Office as there was a suspicious package left unattended.

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Police cleared the building of workers and customers and secured the area.

Atlantic City's Bomb Squad responded to the post office, on the White Horse Pike (Route 30). The squad x-rayed the box and "it was determined it did not contain explosives or any other harmful matter."

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The scene was declared safe and the building was reopened. Police say the post office was closed for about two hours.

SOURCE: Mullica Township Police Department.

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