Metal box with personal items prompts evacuation at Babies ‘R’ Us in Clearwater

CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) — A bomb squad was called to a Babies “R” Us store in Clearwater to inspect a suspicious package that turned out to be a metal box filled with personal items.

Police said the box was found in a shopping cart outside the store, which is located at 21315 U.S. 19 N. around 10:30 a.m. this morning.

The store was evacuated as a precaution.

Officers are currently clearing the scene.

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