"Initial reports of pipe bombs, IEDs, explosions or detonations of any kind at Eagle Ridge Mall were incorrect, as were reports that any additional risky materials were found during a thorough law enforcement search of mall property", mall officials said in a statement.
Lake Wales Police Deputy Chief Troy Schulze said the devices appeared to be a type of flare, placed inside a PVC pipe and then wrapped in electrical tape. Part of a drop ceiling was blown to the floor, and a wall of the corridor was singed.
The mall was evacuated. He was wearing a gray shirt and a gray hat and is considered a person of interest. No one was injured during the explosion, but a backpack was found in the same hall with other possible devices inside, authorities said. Emergency services personnel rushed to the scene where they discovered that an improvised explosive device (IED) had been detonated in the corridor.
Schulze said investigators will be looking for surveillance video of the person of interest.
"We're a family-oriented community, this is a family-oriented mall".
In Arizona , Wilks takes over the post previously held by Bruce Arians, who retired at the conclusion of the 2017 season. Wilks spent the first part of his coaching career in college, spending one season as head coach of Savannah State.
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Both Tillerson and Johnson said they would examine Iran's ballistic missile program, which was not part of the 2015 accord. No date has been set, however, amid concerns from the White House about the level of protests against Trump.
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