UPDATE: Suitcase Bomb Scare Over; Streets Reopened Near Panera in Los Gatos

Authorities found no explosives at a Panera Bread restaurant in Los Gatos this afternoon after two suspicious suitcases were reported there and traffic closures in the area have been lifted, Los Gatos-Monte police said.

The Los Gatos-Monte Police Department was called at 3:51 p.m. today on a report about the suitcases seen outside the eatery at 15200 Los Gatos Blvd. near state Highway 17.

[Previous: Bomb Squad Checking 2 Suitcases Left at Panera in Los Gatos; Streets Closed in Area.]

Santa Clara County Sheriff's Department's bomb squad was called in to evaluate the suitcases and gave the all clear about an hour later, a police dispatcher said.

Police had closed Los Gatos Boulevard and Lark Avenue in all directions for several blocks around the incident, but those streets have now reopened, according to police.

--Bay City News


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