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

    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. The bomb threat impacted the vicinity of N Robertson Boulevard and Melrose Avenue area early Sunday afternoon. Robertson Boulevard was closed off all the way to Santa Monica Boulevard.

    According to witnesses, the West Hollywood Sheriff’s did not allowing any vehicles to enter or leave the area. Local businesses on Melrose Avenue and Melrose Avenue were evacuated. Everyone was encouraged to stay away from that area as SEB used bomb defusing robots to assess the contents in the suspicious package.

    “SEB Tactical Bomb Techs on scene on Melrose Ave in West Hollywood regarding a suspicious package that was dropped off,” reported SEB on X, formerly known as Twitter. “Package determined to be non-hazardous. Neighborhood safe.”

    The area was cleared at 2:23pm.

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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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