'Suspicious device' in SF deemed harmless

August 6, 2012 1:25:40 PM PDT
A bomb squad has determined that a suspicious device found near the Panhandle in San Francisco this morning is harmless, a police spokesman said.

A gardener found the object in the area of Central Avenue and Oak Street and called police at 9:02 a.m., San Francisco police spokesman Albie Esparza said.

The bomb squad arrived and determined within half an hour that there was no threat, and the scene was cleared, he said.

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