Investigation underway after suspicious object spotted in vehicle in Pacific Beach

SAN DIEGO - An object that appeared to be suspicious was spotted inside a vehicle pulled over Sunday in Pacific Beach.

The driver was pulled over shortly before 5 p.m. in the 1300 block of Garnet Avenue near Fanuel Street, according to San Diego police Officer Dino Delimitros. It was unclear what prompted the traffic stop.

Firefighters and the Metro Arson Strike Team was also dispatched to investigate, a fire dispatcher said.

Delimitros said traffic was being directed around the stopped vehicle.

Police are opening part of Garnet Avenue to ease traffic. Haines Street at Garnet Avenue remains closed, police said.

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