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Bag prompts evacuation of portion of Disneyland

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

May 12, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A report of an abandoned backpack prompted an evacuation at Disneyland Wednesday afternoon.A spokesperson for Disneyland said there an unattended bag was discovered near the Tomorrowland theater at about 4 p.m.

The Orange County Sheriff's Department Bomb Squad was called to the scene to investigate.

The spokesperson said the bag was not suspicious-looking, it was merely left unattended.

Disneyland security personnel cleared the area out of an abundance of caution.

The sheriff's department declared the bag safe. A family had left the bag, which was filled with food, by accident.

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