Suspicious Device Shuts Down PB Street

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

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    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.

    Bomb Squad Responds to Suspicious Device

    [DGO] Bomb Squad Responds to 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. (Published Friday, Sep 20, 2013)

    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.