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134 Freeway Shut Down in Eagle Rock After Bomb Scare

Traffic was diverted off  the westbound 134 Freeway in Eagle Rock Friday night due to activity by the California Highway Patrol.

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Person is apparently being detained on WB 134 connector to SB 2 Fwy in Eagle Rock/Glendale area. (Credit: KTLA)

Video from the scene showed a man being detained on the 134 Freeway connector to the southbound 2 Freeway in the Eagle Rock/Glendale area around 7 p.m.

At that time, Glendale police said the highway patrol was requesting to have a bomb-sniffing dog sent to the scene.

The bomb squad arrived at the location just after 7:30 p.m. and deployed its remote control robot.

Earlier, a suspicious man was seen in the parking lot of the Los Angeles Regional Transportation Management Center in Eagle Rock, according to an email from the CHP.

Another person was spotted nearby on the 134 Freeway connector taking pictures of the building, the statement read.

The man on the freeway was taken into custody, authorities said.

Highway patrol officers said the man was in possession of a possible bomb.

All lanes on the 134 Freeway were reopened at 9 p.m.