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Bomb squad gives all-clear after suspicious package found at St. Augustine fort

Police said the fort was evacuated and the bomb squad was on scene with an X-ray machine.

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — An all-clear was given Saturday evening after a suspicious package was found on federal property in the parking lot of the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, according to the St. Augustine Police Department.

Police said the fort was evacuated and the bomb squad was on scene with an X-ray machine.

Authorities got the call about the package around 3:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon. 

First Coast News has a crew on scene and we will update this story as we receive more information.