SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A bomb squad has cleared the scene after being called to an area near the San Diego Zoo to investigate a suspicious package.
According to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department, someone mistook a "discarded item" for a suspicious device. The item was reportedly bamboo with wires sticking out.
The bomb squad was called to the 1800 block of Zoo Place around 1 p.m.
The San Diego Zoo remained open during the incident.