No Explosives Found on Hemet Bus

The bomb scare prompted the evacuation of a parking lot, but officials later found nothing

By Willian Avila
|  Saturday, Nov 9, 2013  |  Updated 7:30 PM PDT
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No Explosives Found on Hemet Bus

Photo courtesy of Carlos Leyva (@leyvacn19) via Twitter

Authorities investigate a report of a possible explosive on a bus in Hemet on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013.

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Officials found no explosives during a search for a possible bomb in Hemet on Saturday, authorities said.

A bomb squad investigated for a few hours after Hemet police received reports of a possible explosive device on a public transportation bus about 12:50 p.m.

A nearby parking lot at Yale Street and Florida Avenue was evacuated during the investigation, authorities said.

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department's bomb squad was assisting Hemet police during the investigation.

No further details were released.

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