VAN NUYS (CNS) – A “destructive device” found inside a stolen truck in Van Nuys prompted evacuations of businesses and some residents.

The device was spotted Tuesday, Oct. 14, inside the truck around 11 a.m. in the 15200 block of Vose Street, according to Los Angeles police Officer Drake Madison of the media relations office.

Some businesses and residences were evacuated as a precaution, Madison said.

Just before 3 p.m., the bomb squad lifted the evacuation orders, but police said some type of “destructive device” was found in the vehicle.

The investigation is continuing.

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