NATIONAL CITY , Calif. — Dozens of people were evacuated from a community college building Monday morning after a suspicious bag was left at the front entrance, police said.
Police and sheriff’s deputies closed off National City Boulevard between West 8th and Plaza Boulevard after what looked like a black laptop computer bag was found outside a satellite campus of Southwestern College at around 9 a.m. Between 50 and 60 people were evacuated from the building.
A sheriff’s bomb squad arrived at about 9:40 a.m. Squad ,embers used an X-ray device to scan the interior of the sack, determining that it contained books and a bottle of perfume.
Authorities reopened National City Boulevard and let people back into the building at about 10:15 a.m.