A bomb threat shut down a New Port Richey shopping center, and Pasco County sheriff's deputies believe it might be related to a theft that was going on at the same time.
Deputies were at the Beall's department store at Pasco Square shopping center, 7101 State Road 54, when the store received a bomb threat.
All businesses in the plaza were notified of the threat and all businesses decided to evacuate. Roads in the area remained open.
The scene was cleared after a search.
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