Bank downtown Tampa evacuated due to suspicious package reports - WNCT

Bank downtown Tampa evacuated due to suspicious package reports

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TAMPA, FL (WFLA) -

Police evacuated about 600 employees at the office of 5/3 bank downtown Tampa on Kennedy Boulevard and Franklin Street Tuesday afternoon.

Tampa Police K9 unit went into the office to investigate reports of a suspicious package at the bank, officers told us. Authorities cleared the scene soon after the evacuation.

Authorities didn't redirect the traffic downtown. The employees returned back into the building.

This is the second incident in Tampa Tuesday afternoon when TPD had to dispatch K9 unit to investigate unattended packages.

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