WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — A “suspicious item” draw Winston-Salem Police Department’s hazardous devices unit out to an area Chili’s on Tuesday afternoon.
At 12:19 p.m. Tuesday, officers responded to the restaurant on the 100 block of Stratford Commons Court.
Employees from the Chili’s say they spotted “what they believed to be a suspicious item” in the restaurant’s parking lot.
Police say the hazardous devices unit was able to render the item safe.
No one was hurt. The business was forced to close for about three hours.
Anyone with any information is asked to call the Winston-Salem Police Department at (336) 773-7700, Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800 or En Espanol (336) 728-3904. You can also view “Crime Stoppers of Winston-Salem Forsyth County” on Facebook. A Crime Stoppers Tip Form can also be located online. Information provided to Crime Stoppers may be provided anonymously.
The Text-A-Tip Program can be reached at (336) 276-1717 and allows you to text tips, photos and videos to the Winston-Salem Police Department. Please note that such text tips may not be made anonymously.