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LAPD Responds to Suspicious Package in Los Feliz

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The scene of a suspicious package in Los Feliz that prompted a police response and evacuations Thursday evening has been cleared.

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Police responded to a suspicious package placed on a lamp post in Los Feliz on June 12, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

The package, described as a “camera bag,” was found on a light post in the 1700 block of North Kenmore Avenue (map) at 5:30 p.m., Officer Nuria Vanegas with the Los Angeles Police Department said.

A huge perimeter was set up in the area, Venegas added.

The area, which is about two blocks west of Barnsdall Park, appeared to be completely empty shortly after 6 p.m., aerial video showed.

A robot was used to detonate the device, video from the scene showed.

It was not immediately clear what the device was, but police cleared the scene a short time later, according to the video.

No injuries were reported.