101 Freeway Reopens in West San Fernando Valley After Bomb Squad Response

A bomb squad robot was deployed near a 101 Freeway entrance ramp

By Jonathan Lloyd
|  Thursday, Aug 22, 2013  |  Updated 11:14 AM PDT
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101 Freeway Reopens After Bomb Squad Investigation

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The 101 Freeway was closed in the Woodland Hills area Thursday morning for an investigation involving what authorities described as a suspicious package.

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All lanes were closed bewteen Mulholland Drive and Shoup Avenue. The road was reopened after authorities determined the object was not a safety threat.

A Los Angeles Police Department bomb squad vehicle and robot were at the location. Aerial video showed several officers searching in the brush near a freeway entrance ramp.

 

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