Suspicious Device Shuts Down PB Street

San Diego police officers roped off the corner of Cass Street near Chase Bank

By R. Stickney
|  Friday, Sep 20, 2013  |  Updated 11:03 AM PDT
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This is video of the scene after San Diego police officers roped off the corner of Cass Street near Chase Bank for a suspicious device.

This is video of the scene after San Diego police officers roped off the corner of Cass Street near Chase Bank for a suspicious device.

A suspicious device prompted the closure of an intersection in the heart of Pacific Beach.

Several San Diego Fire-Rescue vehicles lined the streets near Garnet Avenue between Cass and Dawes Streets.

Officials were responding to the report of a possible pipe bomb that was made around 6:40 a.m.

San Diego police officers roped off the corner of Cass Street near Chase Bank.

Then, just before 7:30 a.m., members of the bomb squad appeared to disarm the threat.

The device appeared to be a cylinder-shaped item roughly a foot long on the sidewalk outside a bank entrance.

Officials confirmed it was a PVC pipe capped at both ends with sand inside.

No one was injured.
 

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