City Offices Back Open After Bomb Scare

by The Editors on May 4, 2011

4Dc19Fcc6C1F8.ImageThe City of Carlsbad Offices and the Cole Library were closed this morning from 8 to 11 AM after maintenance workers discovered a “suspicious device.” Police were called, the bomb squad, and fire department arrived and news helicopters hovered overhead. According to a story in the North County Times,

The gray-colored object was about 10 inches long and 2 inches wide, and was connected with wires to a 9-volt battery, Lt. Kelly Cain said.. . . “It looked suspicious enough to call the San Diego bomb squad,” he added

After using a robot to destroy the device the library was reopened about approximately 11 AM. Who put it there and why is still being investigated. For the rest of the story click the link.

[Link: North County Times]

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