The Miami Beach Police Department has reportedly evacuated their headquarters on Washington Avenue Tuesday afternoon.
The exact cause of the evacuation is unclear, but bomb sniffing K-9s were reportedly alerted to an area of the department. Police say that the evacuation was done in an abundance of caution.
No disruption to emergency services is expected. We will provide more information as it becomes available.
POLICE: Out of an abundance of caution the MBPD HQ at 1100 Washington Avenue is being evacuated. Bomb detection K9’s alerted to an area of our department. All 911 calls will be handled through our EOC, there will be NO disruption to emergency services. pic.twitter.com/UaqbY5s6wH
— Miami Beach Police (@MiamiBeachPD) July 23, 2019