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Suspicious item rendered safe in Sherman Oaks

The bomb squad was called to investigate a suspicious item found on Ventura and Van Nuys boulevards in the Sherman Oaks area of Los Angeles Sunday, June 23, 2013. (Google maps)
June 23, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
The bomb squad was called to Ventura and Van Nuys boulevards in Sherman Oaks Sunday after a suspicious item was found nearby.

The incident began around 2 p.m. after someone spotted the item and called police.

Areas surrounding the sidewalk were cordoned off as police conducted their investigation.

The scene was cleared around 4:40 p.m. after authorities determined the situation was not dangerous.

The item was described as an empty suitcase.

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