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Anaheim hospital hazmat scare was a hoax

A car at the center of a hazmat hoax is shown in the Anaheim Memorial Medical Center parking lot on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012.

October 5, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
An employee at the Anaheim Memorial Medical Center could be in trouble with the law after a hazmat hoax.

A call of a suspicious vehicle in the medical center's parking lot Thursday sent a bomb squad and a hazmat team to the location.

A truck was wrapped in plastic with signs saying the truck had hazardous materials inside.

The owner of the truck, an employee at the hospital, said he suspected it was a prank. That led police to a co-worker who admitted to the stunt.

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