A suspicious device has been rendered safe in Long Beach after its discovery shut down roads on Saturday afternoon.

A bomb squad was dispatched to the 6400 block of Marina Drive around 3:24 p.m. to investigate the suspicious device, said the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

The device has been “rendered safe” and the area has been reopened to traffic. Details remain limited and it’s unclear who left the suspicious object there.

  • Bomb squad units dispatched to the scene of a suspicious device found in Long Beach on Nov. 5, 2022.
  • Suspicious device found in Long Beach on Nov. 5, 2022. (LASD)
  • Long beach Police at the scene of a suspicious device in Long Beach on Nov. 5, 2022.

Initially, roads were closed along 2nd Street from Naples Plaza to Pacific Coast Highway.

The public was being asked to stay away from the neighborhood while police continued investigating.

Citizen video showed multiple officers securing the area and blocking roads.