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

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NBC Bay Area

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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