Suspicious device found in Sherman Oaks ruled safe

A suspicious device found on the lawn of a home in Sherman Oaks Monday morning, prompting a Los Angeles Police Department bomb squad response, was ultimately determined not to pose a threat.

The bomb squad responded to the area of Hazeltine Avenue and Ventura Boulevard around 7:12 a.m. Monday, according to the LAPD's Media Relations Division. 

It was not immediately clear what the device was.

Firefighters and paramedics were called out to the location, by police, at 8:56 a.m. as a standby, the Los Angeles Fire Department reported.

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No injuries were reported and no evacuations were ordered, according to police.

CNS contributed to this report.