Chapel Hill authorities have issued an “all clear” for a potential suspicious package near University Place in Chapel Hill.

Fire department crews were dispatched shortly before 9 a.m. and set up a perimeter around the recycling center behind a BP gas station.

After about 20 minutes, investigators determined that the device did not pose a threat and issued an all clear.

Police said that the suspicious package turned out to be a discarded driveway alarm left at the dumpsters.