'Suspicious package' in downtown San Diego was box of used books

Posted at 5:12 PM, Jun 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-16 20:47:56-04

Bomb squad personnel were called out to investigate an unidentified package found on top of a trash can at Eighth Avenue and E Street in downtown San Diego, a fire department spokesman says.

After hours of investigation, the package ended up being a box of used books.

Eighth Avenue was closed south of Broadway as a precaution.

The bomb squad took x-rays of the package to find out what was inside.