An Ulster County post office was evacuated and an elementary school was placed on lockdown due to a suspicious package. 

At approximately 2:15 p.m. Tuesday, State Police, the Plattekill Police Department and Ulster County Sheriff's responded to the Plattekill Post Office for a report of a suspicious package.

During the course of the investigation, the post office was evacuated and the Plattekill Elementary Schoolw as placed on lockdown.

Upon further investigation, it was determined that the package was not a threat to any persons or the surrounding community, and the lockdown was lifted at the elementary school.