WEST HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — A possible explosive device has been located within a vehicle in West Hollywood, authorities said Friday.
According to the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Department, deputies were conducted a traffic stop just before 5:30 a.m. in the 7700 block of Santa Monica Boulevard.READ MORE: Día De Los Muertos Celebrations and Others Return To LA
Authorities located a possible explosive device inside of the vehicle.READ MORE: Sigma Nu Fraternity At USC Suspends Member At Center Of Sexual Assault Allegations
A bomb squad was called to assist at the scene.
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One person was detained at the scene.