San Francisco Police Clear Suspicious Device in Mission District After Nearly 4-Hours

San Francisco police late Monday shut down Valencia Street from 20th to 23rd streets in the Mission District while officers investigated a suspicious device.

The device was reported just after 4 p.m., and police deemed the scene safe nearly four hours later. 

The area just east of Dolores Park was closed off while a bomb squad investigated the device.

Witnesses also reported seeing officers armed with rifles responding to the scene.

No other information was immediately available. 

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