Man arrested after bomb threat at IRS office in Sarasota

SARASOTA -- A man was taken into custody at the IRS building in Sarasota after he allegedly stated that he had a bomb, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies responding to the building at 5971 Cattleridge Blvd. at 11:45 a.m. and took the man, whose name was not released, into custody.

The sheriff's bomb squad examined a package the man was carrying and found no destructive devices, according to a news release.

An investigation is continuing.