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Suspicious backpack causes plaza to evacuate

Posted: 4:06 PM, Dec 14, 2015
Updated: 2015-12-14 16:06:57-05

A number of businesses were evacuated at a Palm Harbor shopping center Monday afternoon after a suspicious package was discovered, according to deputies.

The package was found at Fountains Plaza, located at 34824 US Hwy 19 North.
 
The Hillsborough County Sheriff Office Bomb Squad responded to the scene and determined the backpack contained a woman's change purse.
 
No residences were affected and residents were advised not to be concerned for their safety.
 
There are no road closures.