Suspicious item found on USC campus, building evacuated

The investigation into a suspicious item found on the USC campus Friday morning, prompted the evacuation of a building.  

The item was found around 11:35 a.m. at the Seeley G. Mudd Building. As a precaution, the building was evacuated and the intersection of Downey Way and McClintock Avenue was closed to traffic, according to the university's Department of Public Safety. 

A bomb squad was requested to the area. LAPD's investigation concluded around 1:30 p.m., and the street and building was reopened. 

It is unknown what kind of item was found.