HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — No explosives were found after a suspicious package discovered Monday in the heart of Hollywood prompted a response by a bomb squad and some evacuations in the area.
Authorities responded to the busy intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue near the Hollywood & Highland entertainment complex at around 9 a.m., according to Los Angeles police officer Norma Eisenman.READ MORE: Newsom, Calif. Lawmakers Reach Deal To Reopen Schools By End Of March
Evacuations were ordered and the Metro Red Line Hollywood/Highland Station was closed as a precaution.READ MORE: LAUSD Opens COVID Vaccine Site At SoFI Stadium Monday For Education Staff Only
The bomb squad determined that the item was not explosive and declared the area safe just after 11:30 a.m., Eisenman said.
No threats were received in connection with the incident, she said.MORE NEWS: Teachers, Food Workers Now Eligible To Get Vaccinated In LA County
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