JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The suspicious item found outside a police substation on Blanding Boulevard isn't anything explosive, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

JSO's Bomb Squad was called out to 3726 Blanding Blvd. after an officer noticed the suspicious item outside the substation near Blanding and Wilson Boulevards around 6:25 p.m. The shopping center in the 3700 block was evacuated as a precaution, but reopened around 9 p.m.

At this time, police still don't know what the item is. The item is now being safely transported to a separate location to be assessed.

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