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      Suspicious briefcase causes post office closure

      The Iron Mountain Police Department reports that the post office and Ludington Street were closed on Tuesday at around 1:23 p.m. due to a suspicious briefcase found in the lobby of the building.

      Police report that the facility was evacuated and closed for the day. Traffic was rerouted from Ludington Street and M-95 to A Street.

      According to police, the owner of the briefcase has since claimed it, resolving the situation. Ludington Street and M-95 have reopened.