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Unknown object found near VA hospital deemed safe after hours-long investigation by bomb squad

Posted at 3:48 PM, May 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-29 18:19:08-04

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. — The bomb squad investigated an unknown object near the CW Bill Young VA campus in Pinellas County on Thursday.

Around 5:30 p.m. authorities said the object was disassembled and was no longer a threat. They did not comment further on what the object was.

The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office responded to a call of an unknown object at the center just after 1 p.m. The object was found inside the east gate entrance nearest to the Veterans Benefits building.

No other information was immediately available.