Bomb threat prompted business evacuations in San Tan Valley

Multiple businesses were evacuated on Monday San Tan Valley due to a bomb threat.

The Pinal County Sheriff's Office says they received a 911 call at around 10 a.m. on Feb. 26 about a suspicious package that was dropped off at a third-party post office near Hunt Highway and Gary Road.

"The suspect claimed the package was a bomb," PSCO said. "Nearby businesses including Jimmy Johns, Dunkin Donuts, Panda Express, Skyline Dental and Home Depot have been evacuated."

A bomb squad responded to the scene. 

"The suspicious package has been cleared and there is no threat to the community," PCSO said.

PCSO said the incident was confined to the shopping center and no homes were affected. 

The suspect is described as a skinny white male who was last seen wearing blue jeans, a T-shirt and sunglasses.

Anyone with information on the suspect should contact PCSO at 520-866-5111.

Map of the incident