Suspicious Package in Sarasota

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Photos courtesy: Sarasota Police Department

A suspicious package was found at a street corner this morning near Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

“Suspicious package was altered birdhouse. Plastic jug attached. Fuses coming out of top and wires coming out of bottom,” Sarasota Police tweeted.

“Robots used by Sarasota Police Department. Explosives Materials Unit determined package not a threat. Unknown what package is,”  Sarasota Police tweeted.

Nearby streets were closed to traffic. Sarasota Memorial Hospital moved staff and patients  to a another area of the hospital complex while law enforcement investigated the suspicious item.  During it all, a heart operation continued, FOX 13 reported.

“We have resumed normal operations and returned patients to their rooms and procedures areas. Thanks to Sarasota Emergency Services and SMH teams involved,” Sarasota Memorial Hospital tweeted this afternoon.

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