Police investigate suspicious suitcase at The Loop

Stores evacuated, parking lots closed

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Stores were evacuated at The Loop in Kissimmee Monday while authorities investigated a suspicious suitcase found in a parking lot, according to the Kissimmee Police Department.

The Loop security called police at 3:30 p.m. about the suitcase, located at 2501 West Osceola Parkway. Kissimmee police and the Orange County bomb squad investigated and found no threat.

Stores were evacuated, certain parking lots were closed and pedestrian traffic was not being allowed in the area.

Sky 6 video of the scene showed a bomb disposal robot in the Pei Wei parking lot. The robot approached the black suitcase at 6 p.m.

Police said there was no hazard and the incident was cleared by 7:30 p.m.

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