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Suspicious Package At Sarasota FedEx, Cleared By Police

SARASOTA, Fla. – On Saturday, at 2:11 p.m., Sarasota Police officers were dispatched to 1901 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, for abandoned 911 calls. 

This location is a FedEx Office building. When officers responded to investigate the abandoned 911 calls, employees told Sarasota Police officers they had a suspicious package that was delivered at 1:30 p.m.

Based on the statements from employees, officers evacuated the FedEx Office building and surrounding area.  South Tamiami Trail was also closed from Datura to Hillview. 

Officers with the Sarasota Police Department Explosive Materials Unit, who are trained specifically in investigating explosive materials, responded to the scene. 

Officers determined the package was not suspicious and cleared the scene.

All lanes of traffic are now open.

No charges are expected. 


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