Miami police HQ evacuated

2016-07-26 17:32


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Miami - The down town Miami Police Department headquarters have been evacuated while authorities investigate a suspicious package.

Department officials said on Tuesday on Twitter that the package was spotted outside the building around 10:00.

The agency later tweeted a photo of a bomb squad truck near the building and urged people to stay away from the area.

The Miami police department employs about 1 600 sworn officers and civilian personnel.

No further details were immediately available.

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