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:
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.
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.
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