William & Mary Police sent the following TribeAlerts to the campus community Oct. 23, 2017. - Ed.
Notified by City Police search is complete and area is back open to the public.
TribeAlert: City Police are checking a building in Merchants Square for a device as a precaution. A small section of the square is currently cordoned off to the public. Update to follow. (See more from the City of Williamsburg here.)