Bomb threat at SkyPoint closes downtown streets

TAMPA, Fla. - A bomb threat at the SkyPoint closed parts of downtown Saturday evening, according to Tampa Police.

The call came into Tampa police dispatch around 7 p.m.

Residents of condominium tower at 400 N Tampa St. were told to stay in their units while police and bomb-sniffing dogs searched the building. Several downtown blocks were also shut down during the search.

Police determined the bomb threat was a hoax, and the building and streets were re-opened just after 8 p.m.

Detectives are working to identify the person who called in the threat.

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