Police closed down a street in downtown Santa Barbara Monday night after a “suspicious package” was found.
The 300 block of East Anapamu Street was blocked off with yellow police-line tape while emergency personnel investigated.
He added at about 9 p.m. that the scene remained active, and more information would be released once the incident was over.
Police assisted by the bomb squad reportedly were using a robot to examine the package and possibly remove it from the area.
At 9:40 p.m., Wagner reported that the situation had been resolved, and the package was determined not to be a threat.
Additional details were not immediately available.
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