GLASSELL PARK (CBSLA.com) — Authorities said a suspicious package was left in — or near — the lobby of the LAPD’s Northeast Division in Glassell Park.READ MORE: Beverly Hills Adding Armed, Private Security After Robbery At Chic Restaurant
Jeff Nguyen, reporting for CBS2, said that officials didn’t want to say much more.
He said nearby residents were told there was a bomb threat with a street closure on North San Fernando Road between Fletcher Drive and Glendale Avenue.READ MORE: Police Search For Driver Who Killed Bicyclist In North Hills
Nguyen spoke to EMT Tyler Roach who said, “We were told it wasn’t safe to return [to the station] and to stay tight, there was a bomb threat. And we need to be available for that.”
EMT Jordan Rudman said, “Dispatch informed us that there was a bomb threat next to the station. Don’t know a lot yet. Just hoping everything will be alright.”
An unconfirmed report from the scene said that someone may have dropped off a grenade at the station and that the LAPD’s Bomb Squad was examining the device.MORE NEWS: California Theme Parks, Ballparks To Reopen April 1 If Counties Reach Less Restrictive COVID Tiers
[UPDATE: By 11:35 p.m. Sunday, Nguyen reported that the area got the all clear and San Fernando Road was re-opened. It is not clear what device was found.]