'Suspicious device' turns out to be bag of clothes

Bomb squad clears from The Pointe in Orlando


ORLANDO, Fla. – Officials with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office and Fire Rescue were called to a parking garage at The Pointe on Sunday to investigate a possible suspicious device -- but the bomb squad was cleared when authorities found there was no threat to the public.

The possible "suspicious" item turned out to be a bag of clothes, officials said about 10 p.m.

Fire investigators arrived at the scene, at 9101 International Drive, just before 7:50 p.m.

No other information was released.

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