Bomb Scare At Springs Apartment Complex

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Materials found in a vacant apartment in southeast Springs caused a bomb scare Monday afternoon, forcing HAZMAT and a bomb squad to respond.

The materials were determined to be harmless, but not before a several-hour investigation. The materials, which turned out to be used in metal refinement, were originally thought to be possible bomb-making materials.

The materials were found in a vacant unit at the El Vecino Apartments late Monday morning. The complex is located in the area of Monterey and Shasta.

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