The Bay County Sheriff’s Regional Bomb Squad is assisting Escambia County Sheriff’s Officers after a potential homemade explosive device was discovered at a Pensacola motel. 

According to our affiliate WEAR, the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a suspicious item at the Key West Inn on Highway 29 in Pensacola.

The Bay County Regional Bomb Squad was called in to determine if the suspicious item is actually explosive. As of now, they have deemed it as possibly destructive and are working on separating it. 

This is a developing story and we will have more information as it becomes available.