Suspicious Device Reported in East Village

The device was reported at 16th Street and G Street Wednesday night

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    NBCSanDiego

    Police responded to a report of a suspicious device in downtown’s East Village area Wednesday night.

    According to authorities, the device – which appears to be some sort of pipe with wires – was located at 16th Street and G Street.

    Police and fire crews arrived at the scene around 10:40 p.m.

    Authorities blocked off southbound traffic from 16th street at G Street as they investigated.

    An arson strike team has been requested as well.

    At 12:19 a.m., authorities confirmed that the suspicious device turned out to be a ballast from a fluorescent light.

    All units were cleared and road was re-opened.

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