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Suspicious device investigation underway in Otay Mesa

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Posted at 5:43 PM, Sep 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-25 20:44:01-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Border Patrol agents and San Diego Police are at the scene of a possible suspicious device in Otay Mesa, officers confirmed Wednesday.

Police said they got a call from Border Patrol about 3 p.m. telling them about a possible threat in a vehicle in a tow yard on the 9000 block of Airway Road.

The vehicle had been seized during a drug smuggling investigation, police said.

San Diego officers sent canine units to the scene and helped establish a perimeter.

California Highway Patrol closed one lane on eastbound I-905 exiting onto SR-125. Check traffic here.

There was no immediate report of evacuations or information about the type of device.

10News is monitoring breaking developments.