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Possible Explosive Device Causes Scare In Ventura

Posted on Monday, January 7, 2013 12:41am

Police are still trying to figure out where what appeared to be military ordinance came from, which caused a scare in Ventura.

An alert person noticed the device in a field near the intersection of Henderson, and Petit around 9 Sunday morning.

They called Ventura Police, who sealed off the area as a precaution, and in turn brought out the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department Bomb Squad for assistance.

Bomb squad members retrieved, and secured the device, which appeared to be inert.

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