Pressure Cooker in Bushes Sets Off Bomb Scare - NBC Bay Area

Pressure Cooker in Bushes Sets Off Bomb Scare

Police reopened the impacted area just after 9 p.m.



    Pressure Cooker in Bushes Sets Off Bomb Scare

    The San Antonio Shopping Center and its surrounding neighborhood in Mountain View was closed for about three hours Sunday night as police responded to a suspicious package.

    The police tweeted that they got a call at 6:10 p.m. from a resident on San Antonio Road who reported a pressure cooker was seen in the bushes near the front doors of a building there.

    Upon arriving at the scene police said they used an infrared device and found the pressure cooker was radiating heat.

    Police said to ensure utmost safety of the community they set up a perimeter and evacuated nearby buildings.

    They also called in outside agencies to help with evacuations. 

    Just after 9 p.m. police tweeted an "all clear" and said residents were being allowed back into their homes.

    The area that had been blocked off is bordered by San Antonio Road, California Street and El Camino Real, and extends past Showers Drive, according to police.

    Police tweeted the map below that shows the impacted areas.