VALENCIA (CBSLA.com) — “Suspicious packages” have been deemed safe at a shopping complex in Valencia.
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to a stolen vehicle report in the 23700 block of Del Monte Drive around 5:30 p.m. Monday.
Authorities found the vehicle, described to be a late-model Toyota Camry, in the parking lot area of Whole Foods Market and Kohl’s in the 24100 block of Valencia Boulevard.
Inside the vehicle, deputies saw a bag that contained wires and other things.
A bomb squad was called to investigate.
Large portions of the shopping center, including some nearby businesses, were evacuated.
Around 9 p.m., it was reported that no explosives were found.
No other information was made available.