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Monday, December 2, 2013

Suspicious Device Found in the Mission, Streets Closed (Update)

Posted By on Mon, Dec 2, 2013 at 9:30 AM

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Update: The streets are opened up and the suspicious device turned out to be a grenade, which was removed safely. So ... nothing to worry about.

San Francisco police just now alerted us to an incident over in the Mission District: a "suspicious device" was found at about 8:15 a.m. and the bomb squad is on its way to investigate.

According to Officer Gordon Shyy, the device was found on the 3100 block of 16th Street; the entire block has been closed off to all cars and pedestrians.

And yes, your Muni bus is being rerouted, too.

We'll let you know when it's all clear.

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Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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