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Van Nuys suspicious package found to be harmless

A bomb squad was sent to remove a suspicious package in the Van Nuys area on Monday morning.

July 25, 2011 12:28:30 AM PDT
A bomb squad determined that a suspicious device found in the Van Nuys area was not dangerous on Monday morning.

Authorities responded to the 6800 block of Cedros in Van Nuys area at about 6 a.m. A 4-foot cylinder was found, but the bomb squad said it was just an empty tank.

Traffic was routed away from the area during the investigation.