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Suspicious device found in Sherman Oaks

November 5, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Authorities evacuated a building Friday afternoon because of a suspicious device that was found attached to a tree in Sherman Oaks. Officials said they found a black container with batteries and wires attached to it. The device was attached to a palm tree.

The building at 15260 Ventura Blvd. was evacuated and the section of the street just east of Sepulveda Boulevard was blocked off for some time. The all-clear was given shortly after 3:15 p.m.