Police evacuated businesses in downtown Kissimmee, Central Florida, after a person stated there was a bomb left in front of a propane tank. The town is 16 km (10 miles) away from Disney World.
A bomb squad is investigating the suspicious package which was left in the downtown area of Broadway on Friday morning.
Bomb Squad on scene— Kissimmee Police (@kissimmeepolice) April 21, 2017
According to Kissimmee police, the person who left the package “openly stated it was a bomb.”
The package appears to be a large black suitcase.
Person who left package openly stated it was a bomb. Suspect talking to detectives now. Pkg left in front of propane tank.— Kissimmee Police (@kissimmeepolice) April 21, 2017
Police told people to evacuate from the back of their buildings.
Detectives are talking to the person who first alerted them about the alleged bomb.
Police are telling people to avoid the area.