All-clear given after suspicious package found outside Fort Lauderdale post office

Area businesses evacuated as precaution during investigation

By Amanda Batchelor - Senior Digital Editor

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Fort Lauderdale police have given the all clear after they received reports of a suspicious package found outside a post office on Las Olas Boulevard.

Authorities said the package was found on the sidewalk outside 1404 East Las Olas Blvd.

Police shut down the 1300 to 1500 blocks of East Las Olas Boulevard during the investigation. All lanes have since reopened. 

The Fort Lauderdale Police Department's bomb squad responded to the scene and area businesses were evacuated as a precaution.

The contents of the package were not immediately clear. 
 

 

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