Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department’s bomb squad has been requested to assist with the investigation.
Police cleared the area around Willow Springs Park this morning after a device that appeared to be some kind of explosive was found.
Police officers serving a search warrant on Friday afternoon found a “potentially explosive device,” officials said, leading them to shut down streets in the MacArthur Park area.
The suspicious device was reported Sunday afternoon at First Street and The Promenade.
A North Long Beach resident who collects World War II memorabilia thought the rocket was a dummy round for years- until today when they picked it up and felt something move around inside.
Employees found the possibly hazardous device dropped off at their weekly recycling event, authorities said.
A North Long Beach neighborhood was evacuated Wednesday morning as police investigated a report of a suspicious device that was eventually rendered safe, authorities said.
A Target store near the VA hospital in Long Beach was evacuated Monday afternoon after employees reported receiving a threatening letter, authorities said.
Businesses and residences near Atlantic Avenue and Artesia Boulevard were evacuated this morning during an investigation into two suspicious devices later rendered safe, according to the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD).
An East Village church and home were evacuated Tuesday morning when a suspicious device was reported nearby, authorities said. The device was later determined safe.