Suspicious package at Chula Vista courthouse turns out to be backpack with Playboy magazines

CHULA VISTA, Calif. - A suspicious package left in front of the Chula Vista courthouse Friday turned out to be a backpack containing old Playboy magazines.

Authorities, including the sheriff's department Bomb/Arson Unit, were summoned to the courthouse at 500 Third Avenue after the abandoned backpack was found at about 8:45 a.m.

Investigators at the scene used robots to inspect the backpack, which had an antenna from a radio coming from the top.

Shortly before 11 a.m., authorities gave the all-clear after investigators opened the backpack and found the collection of Playboy magazines.

A portion of the building was evacuated due to the investigation, sheriff's officials said.

No injuries were reported.

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