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Bomb Squad Determined Suspicious Object Near Fremont Bus Stop Was Harmless

The object was described as black canister with multiple wires and parts protruding.

The Alameda County sheriff's bomb squad has determined that a suspicious object found near a bus stop in Fremont this morning was harmless, police said.

[Related article: Road Closed While Police Investigate 'Suspicious Object']

A caller reported the suspicious object near a bus stop on Thornton Avenue between Blacow Road and Dusterberry Way at 9:02 a.m., according to Fremont police.

Officers closed that section of Thornton Avenue and advised drivers and pedestrians to avoid the area. Although bomb squad personnel determined that the suspicious item was not an explosive device, they don't yet have a definitive determination of what it is and described it as a black canister with multiple wires and parts protruding, police said.

—By Bay City News
noah arribas April 23, 2014 at 03:34 PM
probably just some copper thieves had to dump some hot stash

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