JSO: Suspicious package reported near Regency Walmart

Bomb squad determine device was pressure cooker


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A suspicious package was reported Thursday night near the Regency Walmart, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said.

Police were called to investigate shortly before 9 p.m. at 98p0 Hutchinson Park Road after a citizen notified police of a suspicious package in the Walmart parking lot.

The object was a pressure cooker that was left near a shopping cart return, police said.

Police evacuated the Regency Walmart as a precaution.

The Bomb Squad was called to investigate and determined the device was empty and there was no threat associated with it, police said.