A long block from S. Raymond Ave. was evacuated on Monday evening after Pasadena police were alerted to a suspicious device seen under a truck parked in the street.
The evacuations include the headquarters of KPCC / LAist, where employees left the building at the request of the police. Regular radio programming was interrupted as a result of the evacuation.
Interim police chief John E. Perez said the first call came to his department just before 6 pm [1
Shortly after 9 pm The authorities detonated the device safely.
"It's likely that it was not a device because we did not hear a loud explosion," Perez said.
However, he said the authorities believe it was intentionally made to look real. His message to all who have made it: "We will catch you and you will pay the price for creating this kind of device and the terror in the community."
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