If you hear explosions in this Bradenton neighborhood on Thursday, don’t panic, cops say

If you are in the area of the 7800 block of 41st Avenue East on Thursday and hear explosions, don’t be alarmed.

According to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office, the bomb squad will be conducting training.

The sheriff’s office reports that nearby residents have been notified of the training. It is providing notice to all within Manatee County in the event others are in the area during the training.

The training will begin at 9 a.m. on Thursday and will last through the afternoon.

Breaking News/Real Time Reporter Mark Young began his career in 1996 and has been with the Bradenton Herald since 2014. He has won more than a dozen awards over the years, including the coveted Lucy Morgan Award for In-Depth Reporting from the Florida Press Club and for beat reporting from the Society for Professional Journalists to name a few. His reporting experience is as diverse as the communities he covers.
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