Suspicious bag investigated at Tallahassee airport

Posted at 5:04 PM, May 25, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-25 17:04:00-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Restrictions have been lifted at Tallahassee Regional Airport after authorities removed a suspicious bag discovered in one of the terminals.

Tallahassee police sent a robot into the area where the bag was discovered.

Police spokesman Scott Beck tells the Tallahassee Democrat ( ) that the bag had been checked and was deemed suspicious by Transportation Security Administration employees.

Planes were allowed to land during the investigation, but passengers were not allowed into the airport. Departing flights were not allowed to leave the airport.

Airport employees were evacuated during the investigation.