MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Authorities turned up with nothing after a reported bomb threat at a Miami courthouse Tuesday morning.READ MORE: Vigil Held In Orlando For Missing Teen Miya Marcano After Day Of Searching
According to Miami Police, a man called in saying he was being held hostage in a black car with a possible bomb inside and the car was in the parking lot at the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building located at 1351 NW 12 Street.READ MORE: ‘Can't Let Her Name Be Taken In Vain’: Gabby Petito's Family Speaks Out Publicly For First Time As Search Continues For Brian Laundrie
Through the morning, parking lots and streets near the building were evacuated as bomb-sniffing dogs smelled every car in the lots. No one was being allowed in or out at the time.
Around 11 a.m., authorities said they found nothing after their hours-long search. The parking lots and streets have since been reopened.MORE NEWS: CBS4 Nat Moore Trophy Profile: Gulliver Prep Running Back Sedrick Irvin Jr.
Throughout the whole ordeal, Miami Police said the building remained open for regular business