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TSA Conducts Car Search at SRQ

Department of Homeland Security pulled over random vehicles entering Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport Wednesday as part of an exercise.

People entering the t Wednesday may have seen Transportation Security Administration agents at the entrance inspecting cars.

The Department of Homeland Security launched what is known as a Visible Intermodal Prevention and Response Team as a way to visibly show security as a deterrent at the airport and conduct random vehicle checks for explosives.

"There is no credible information to suggest a specific threat at this time," according to a press release by the TSA.

The team is made up of TSA security officers, inpectors, Coast Guard, U.S. Marshals, canine teams, Customs and Border Protection agents and more.

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