Box full of ammunition left in Sarasota County Walmart store parking lot

9:22 AM, Jul 22, 2013   |    comments
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Osprey, Florida -- Sarasota Sheriff's deputies are trying to figure out who left behind a box full of ammunition in the parking lot of an Osprey Walmart Sunday night.

Deputies say Walmart employees found the unattended green military-style ammunition box around 6:30 p.m. and called police.

After investigating, deputies from the Hazardous Devices Unit deemed the box safe to handle and removed it from the store parking lot in the 13100 block of S. Tamiami Trail.

Anyone with information on how the box got to the parking lot is encouraged to call the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office at 941-861-5800 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS or online at

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