Suspicious package found at Fort Lauderdale airport deemed safe

Posted at 5:54 AM, Nov 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-12 05:54:18-05

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Broward Sheriff's Office says a suspicious package that was found at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport has been deemed safe.

The Miami Herald reported that the sheriff's office says the package was found just after 6:30 p.m. outside Terminal 4 on Sunday.

The sheriff's office posted on its Twitter page at about 9:40 that "Our deputies have deemed the package safe, and issued an all-clear."

The sheriff's office and the department's bomb squad responded to the scene.