Fire alarmed pulled before suspicious package found at Publix in Bradenton

Developing: Suspicious package found at Publix in Bradenton

BRADENTON (WWSB) - A suspicious package that forced an evacuation of a Publix in Bradenton has been cleared by authorities.

Bradenton Police say Monday morning, moments before a suspicious package was found at the Publix on Manatee Avenue, someone pulled the store’s fire alarm. The package was spotted and it had a bottle containing an unknown liquid with wires coming out of the bottle.

The bomb squad and HAZ-MAT teams cleared the scene. All employees were allowed back in and no injuries were reported.

Bradenton Police continue to investigate and will be reviewing all surveillance video.

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