Suspicious Object Forces Evacuation of Fast Food Restaurant

What to Know

  • Crews arrived at the Burger King near Southwest 71st Avenue and Bird Road after a customer mentioned something about an object he had.

Police and bomb squad units arrived at a Southwest Miami-Dade fast food restaurant after a suspicious object was found inside.

Crews arrived at the Burger King near Southwest 71st Avenue and Bird Road after a customer mentioned something about an object he had with him.

The man was taken into custody, but it was not immediately said if he would be facing any charges. Crews have not determined if the object was anything dangerous at this time.

Police have shut down Bird Road around the area as well as closing the ramp from the Palmetto Expressway.

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