Bombs scare prompts evacuation at Van Nuys hotel


The incident occurred at the Studio 6 hotel located on the 13500 block of Sherman Way.

Officers from the LAPD North Hollywood Station Narcotics Division were executing a search warrant around 10:30 p.m. when they found an item, which resembled a pipe bomb, in the suspects' room.

The hotel was then evacuated for a bomb threat investigation. A bomb squad blew up the pipe and rendered it safe around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday

Three people from the original narcotics search warrant were arrested.

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