Suspicious package investigated in Tampa

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UPDATE: Tampa Police have determined that the suspicious package was, in fact, a utility monitoring device. There is no threat and traffic has resumed as normal.

TAMPA, FL (WFLA) — Tampa Police Officers have responded to the intersection of Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard and North Habana Avenue for a report of a suspicious package on the southeast corner.

In an abundance of caution and to allow for thorough investigation, the intersection has been closed and traffic is being re-routed.

Please avoid the area and find alternate routes in the meantime. Updates will be provided as available.

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