Sanibel Police Department investigates backpack left under a pew at St. Isabel Catholic Church
Today at around 2:15 p.m., the Sanibel Police Department received a report of a backpack left under a pew at St. Isabel Catholic Church, 3559 Sanibel Captiva Road.
“There was nobody around it. Out of an abundance of caution, we contacted the resources of Lee County’s Sheriff Office Bomb Squad and their Canine Unit to determine if the backpack was a danger,” Major Anthony Thompson of the Sanibel Police Department said.
The police department has not determined if the backpack is a threat or not. Further details will be available as the story develops.