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Suspicious item closes downtown streets, trolley

Posted: 4:19 PM, Dec 02, 2015
Updated: 2015-12-03 00:19:56Z

A suspicious item that police say is possibly a pipe bomb was discovered near 1st Avenue and C Street in downtown San Diego Wednesday afternoon.

Police deployed a robot and blew the item up, but have not confirmed what the item was exactly.

Police had 1st Avenue between Broadway and B closed, and trolley service was shut down during the incident. Those streets are now reopened and the trolley has started running again.