FBI Reportedly Investigating Bomb Threat At Florida Capitol Though No Devices Were Immediately Found

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A bomb threat was reportedly made at the Florida Capitol in Tallahassee early Thursday morning. Though no explosives or suspicious devices have been found, the FBI has started an investigation.

The threat was received by Capitol police around 3am Thursday and was followed by an immediate sweep of the entire complex which includes the state Capitol, Senate and House offices, and the historic Capitol, reports the Miami Herald.

Florida Department of Law Enforcement officials said that “no explosive devices were found and nothing suspicious identified, ” after conducting the sweep with explosive-sniffing police dogs.

Though no devices were found, state employees were asked to avoid the Capitol by FDLE officials until 9am Thursday “out of an abundance of caution.” The complex is secure but will remain closed to the public due to COVID-19, reports the Miami Herald.

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