TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Police say the unattended backpack that prompted the evacuation of a downtown Tampa sports bar was deemed safe.
Police evacuated Hattricks Sports Bar and Restaurant and closed Franklin Street between Whiting and Brorein Street, after someone left a backpack unattended near the business.
Police quickly deemed the backpack safe and reopened the roadway.
“The backpack was rendered safe, there are no issues,” a police spokeswoman said in a email to WFLA.
Further information was not immediately available.