UPDATE: All clear given at Virginia Military Institute after suspicious item found

POSTED: 10:17 AM EDT Jun 03, 2013    UPDATED: 02:18 PM EDT Jun 03, 2013 
UPDATE: All clear given at Virginia Military Institute after suspicious item found
LEXINGTON, Va. -

The all clear has been given at Virginia Military Institute after a suspicious item has been found.

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1:15 p.m. Monday: A building at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington has been evacuated because of a suspicious item.

The item was found in Scott Shipp Hall.

Police are on scene. Everyone is asked to avoid the area.

Scott Shipp Hall is an academic building.

Check back soon for more updates.