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Suspicious package reported at TPA property was medical device, police say

Posted at 8:08 AM, Nov 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-13 10:46:59-05

TAMPA, Fla. — A suspicious package reported at an air cargo facility near Tampa International on Wednesday turned out to be a medical device, according to officials.

A large law enforcement and fire rescue presence could be seen in the 4600 block of Air Cargo Rd.

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Tampa Fire rescue said an ex-ray technician at the air cargo facility was screening packages when he saw something suspicious and called authorities at shortly after 6:30 a.m.