Straz Center Evacuated, Bomb Squad Investigates

straz_center_2013Local first responders evacuated the Straz Center in downtown Tampa Sunday night after a small, unattended suitcase was found in a back parking lot.

A bomb squad robot opened the suitcase, which revealed craft items, according to the Tampa Police Department.

At 6:30 p.m., the Tampa Police Department responded to the performing arts center in downtown Tampa after the small, wheeled suitcase was found. The item was inspected by a bomb squad technician in full gear and later opened by the small robot.

Source: TBO