SARASOTA (FOX 13) - Sarasota police have cleared the scene of a suspicious package that was found Saturday morning.
The package was discovered in a parking lot on the 2500 block of 17th Street shortly before 9 a.m.
Officers called in the explosive materials unit to further investigate. A few hours later, it was determined that the package posed no threat, police said.
Police have since reopened 17th Street.