BREAKING: Major Police Presence Shuts Down Shopping Plaza, Cortez Blvd
UPDATE: 10:14 A.M – According the officials, a suspicious package has been located at the at a bus stop near Bealls Department store, prompting a response by the Citrus County Bomb Squad. They are currently on scene assessing the situation.
HERNANDO – There is a major police presence in the area of Bealls Department Store and several other areas on Cortez Blvd in Brooksville.
We’ve also received reports that exits heading southbound on the Suncoast Parkway are shut down at this time.
Officials are not releasing any information at this time, other than to say a “suspicious incident is underway.”
Central High School experienced a third bomb threat earlier this morning, however, it is unknown if that is related to the current situation on Cortez Blvd.
We will bring more on this story as it develops.
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