"Law enforcement is currently investigating a bomb threat," said Santa Monica Police Department in a post on X. "Your cooperation is crucial in ensuring the safety of everyone in the vicinity."
Police presence was reported at the popular tourist destination just after 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 6. Authorities found no threat to the area, and reported in the early afternoon on Tuesday that the pier was preparing to reopen shortly.
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Authorities have not shared any specific details regarding the incident. Police advised anyone in the area to remain vigilant and "adhere to any instructions provided by authorities."
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Police warned the public to stay away from the area until the all-clear is given.
No further information is available at this time.