MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Authorities turned up with nothing after a reported bomb threat at a Miami courthouse Tuesday morning.READ MORE: Coldest Air Of The Season Moves In This Weekend
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: Gov. Ron DeSantis Speaks Regarding Monoclonal Antibody Treatments In Miami
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: Cancer Screenings Offered At Hialeah Firehouses As Part Of National Firefighter Cancer Awareness Month
Throughout the whole ordeal, Miami Police said the building remained open for regular business