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Florida Democratic U.S. Rep's office evacuated after possible bomb threat

Posted: 2:33 PM, Oct 24, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-24 17:00:31Z
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SUNRISE, Fla. (WTXL) - Police in Florida say a Democratic U.S. Representative's office has been evacuated after receiving a possible bomb threat.

WPLG reports that the office building site of Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz's office in Sunrise has been evacuated after reports of a possible bomb threat.

Police say they are investigating whether or not the threat is legitimate. 

This threat comes after possible explosive devices were delivered to Hillary Clinton, Former President Barack Obama, and CNN's New York headquarters. 

Sources confirm to ABC News that the public official whose name appeared in the return address of at least one of the packages is Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Authorities do not believe she actually has any connection to the sender.

According to a tweet from Schultz's account, she was set to be campaigning with Tallahassee mayor and Florida gubernatorial hopeful Andrew Gillum in Plantation, Florida on Thursday: