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Possible Explosive Device Brought to Hercules Police Department Prompts Evacuations, Shelter-in-Place Orders

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    Possible Explosive Device Brought to Hercules Police Department Prompts Evacuations, Shelter-in-Place Orders
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    A possible explosive device brought to the Hercules Police Department prompted evacuations and shelter-in-place orders on Wednesday, March 23, 2016.

    Police have given the all clear after a possible explosive device was brought to the Hercules Police Department by a citizen Wednesday afternoon.

    The incident occurred just before 3 p.m. and prompted shelter-in-place orders and evacuations of the police department and nearby buildings. A bomb squad was also called to the scene to investigate.

    It was later determined the item was not an explosive device and police lifted the shelter-in-place order at 5:50 p.m.

    No other information was immediately available.

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