All clear given at Tampa International Airport, bomb squad determines bag is not a threat

Posted at 9:56 PM, Jul 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-25 03:58:53-04

TAMPA, Fla. — All clear has been given at Tampa International Airport after the bomb squad responded to investigate a suspicious bag.

Officials with Tampa International Airport tell ABC Action News that they received reports of a suspicious bag at a screening checkpoint at Airside C around 9:15 p.m. Tuesday. Aircide C is the Southwest and Frontier Airlines side of the airport.

TPA initially locked down Airside C as TSA investigated. 

TPA officials says that police determined that the bag found at the Airside C checkpoint is not a threat.

Passengers are now moving freely between the Airside and Main Terminal and normal operations are resuming.

No additional information has been released at this time.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated as more information becomes available.