BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WALA) -- The Baldwin County Sheriff's Office said an abandoned ankle monitor caused an evacuation at a gas station Wednesday night.

The Oasis Travel Center on Wilcox Road at Interstate 10 was evacuated after someone found a suspicious package. The sheriff's office said the package was making an unusual sound.

The Mobile Police Department Bomb Squad was called in to take a look at the package. They discovered that it was a GPS ankle monitor and charger that had been left at the store.

Investigators have not said who was supposed to be wearing the ankle monitor.

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