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    UPDATED: Bomb Threat Shuts Down N Robertson Blvd and Melrose Ave Area in West Hollywood

    UPDATE: Special Enforcement Bureau (SEB) Tactical Bomb Techs reported that all was clear after a suspicious package was reported at the Louis Vuitton retail store, at 8800 Melrose Avenue.

    Read the full update in the link below:

    UPDATE: “Neighborhood is Safe – Tactical Bomb Techs Clear area of Threat

    A bomb threat has been reported in the vicinity of N Robertson Boulevard and Melrose Avenue area early Sunday afternoon. According to witnesses, the West Hollywood Sheriff’s  are not allowing anyone to enter or leave the area. Local businesses on Melrose Avenue have been evacuated. Everyone is encouraged to stay away from this area and to take alternate routes due to traffic congestion. The Beverly Hills Police Department were also on the scene for assistance.

    Sources report that the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station received an alert of a suspicious package and are currently investigating it. The location is at or near the Louis Vuitton retail store at 8742 Melrose Avenue.

    Photo by Mike Pingel for WEHO TIMES
    Photo by Mike Pingel for WEHO TIMES
    Photo by Mike Pingel for WEHO TIMES

    The Los Angeles Fire Department Division 7 also received a call requesting a Hazardous Materials Response, reported at 11:41am. The response call lists 8800 W Melrose Avenue as the location.

    The story is updating.

    If you see something, say something. Anonymous tips can be called into Crimestoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or by texting 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. If you see something, say something. Anyone with information can also drop a tip at https://www.lacrimestoppers.org.

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    The purpose of Los Angeles Regional Crime Stoppers is to prevent and reduce crime, by forming a partnership among the community, law enforcement and the media to offer anonymity and cash rewards to anyone providing information leading to an arrest.

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    West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station polices the City of West Hollywood and the unincorporated communities of Franklin Canyon, Universal City (which includes Universal Theme Park, Studios, and Citywalk), and the Federal Enclave in West Los Angeles.

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    Paulo Murillo is Editor in Chief and Publisher of WEHO TIMES. He brings over 20 years of experience as a columnist, reporter, and photo journalist. Murillo began his professional writing career as the author of “Love Ya, Mean It,” an irreverent and sometimes controversial West Hollywood lifestyle column for FAB! newspaper. His work has appeared in numerous print and online publications, which include the “Hot Topic” column in Frontiers magazine, where he covered breaking news and local events in West Hollywood. He can be reached at [email protected]

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    Natasha
    Natasha
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    23 days ago

    This is too much. It’s probably the same nut jobs that showed up to protest there a few weeks ago about fur. I hope they catch the people and lock them up. They don’t care about how many people they inconvenience or how many other businesses are affected by the street closure. It’s time to get tough on these criminals and send them away.

    Nathalie Pouille-Zapata
    Nathalie Pouille-Zapata
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    23 days ago

    Any update, please ?

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