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Police give all-clear after investigating ‘suspicious’ object left at Old St. Augustine Road store

Jacksonville police say they determined object at CVS was not hazardous

The JSO bomb squad was called Sunday morning to a shopping plaza on Old St. Augustine Road.
The JSO bomb squad was called Sunday morning to a shopping plaza on Old St. Augustine Road. (WJXT)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The CVS on Old St. Augustine Road reopened after police investigated an object that was reported Sunday morning as being “suspicious,” the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said.

Police said they responded to the store near the intersection of Losco Road, just north of Interstate 295, after receiving a call about 9 a.m. regarding a customer who left an object at the CVS. The caller believed the object was “suspicious,” according to the Sheriff’s Office.

The Sheriff’s Office Hazardous Devices Unit then responded to the scene and determined the object was not a hazard.

The CVS was evacuated and the nearby shopping plaza was surrounded by police tape during the investigation, but the CVS had reopened by about 12:20 p.m.


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