Bomb squad officials were called out to Mission Beach Tuesday to investigate reports of a suspicious device near Belmont Park that later proved to be harmless.
According to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department, a suspicious device was found in the 3200 block of Mission Boulevard at around 11:30 a.m. Metro Arson Strike Team (MAST) arrived on scene and, with the help of police, closed the area off to traffic at Mission Boulevard and West Mission Bay Drive.
At 12:35 p.m., police issued a SigAlert for the area. The streets were closed for about an hour as the scene remained active and investigators worked to determine if the suspicious device on the street posed a threat.
No evacuations were ordered and no injuries were reported.
By 1:25 p.m., fire officials said the device was harmeless and investigators began clearing the area. The roads will reopen to traffic shortly, officials said.