Suspicious Package Brings Police/Bomb Squad to Santa Anita Mall

Incident: Suspicious Package
Date and Time of Release: December 20, 2012 at 1345 hours


Location: Westfield Santa Anita

400 S. Baldwin Ave, Arcadia


Arcadia Police Officers responded to the report of a suspicious package at the Westfield Santa Anita Mall on December 20, 2012 at approximately 0952 hours. The package was located in a northern parking lot and a safety perimeter was established. The Los Angeles County Bomb Squad was requested for assistance and arrived on scene at approximately 1055 hours. A short time later the Bomb Squad rendered the package safe and determined it was not an explosive device. It was determined that the package contained what appeared to be marijuana.

No suspect(s) were arrested and there were no injuries to officers or bystanders.

The investigation into the origin of the package is ongoing by Arcadia Police Officers.

Any information refer to APD Case Number 12-5896.


Robert T. Guthrie

Chief of Police


By: Dan Crowther

Sergeant

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