Cardboard boxes prompt W. Babylon scare

Police have given the all-clear after several stores in a West Babylon shopping center were evacuated.

A robot was deployed to check out the boxes.

A robot was deployed to check out the boxes. (12/7/15)

WEST BABYLON - Police have given the all-clear after several stores were evacuated in a West Babylon shopping center.

A call about a suspicious package came in around 2 p.m.

Suffolk police say two cardboard boxes were found by police in the parking lot of the Great South Bay Shopping Center.

A robot was deployed to check out the boxes. They were deemed safe, and police gave the all-clear around 3:30 p.m.

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