Baltimore police declared a bomb scare at City Hall safe Monday morning, and reopened the surrounding streets.

Police received a call around 7 a.m. about a suspicious package at City Hall, and closed the nearby streets, according to police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. It was later revealed to be a food container wrapped in a T-shirt with the word "bomb" written on it, and streets were reopened at about 8:30 a.m. There were no suspects. Government offices were closed Monday in observance of the Christmas holiday.

"We are reviewing City Watch cameras in the area and we hope they will be helpful in the investigation," he said.

andrea.siegel@baltsun.com

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