A driver was detained at a gate of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar on Wednesday after they claimed to have a bomb in their vehicle, a base spokesperson confirmed.
The driver approached the front gate of the 4th Tank Battalion, off Pomerado Road at around 3 p.m. and made the claim, according to MCAS Miramar spokesperson Captain Matt Gregory.
The driver was detained and the vehicle was searched. No evidence of explosives was found, Gregory said.
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The gate and Pomerado Road, between Interstate 15 and Avenue of Nations, were closed at around 3:10 p.m. and reopened just before 5. San Diego Police Department officers responded, but the department did not comment on the incident.
No other information was available.
Earlier this month, a sailor was arrested at the main gate of Naval Air Station North Island in Coronado after bomb-making materials were found in his pickup truck.
The bomb-making materials were not assembled into an explosive device, a base spokesperson said.