SAN RAMON (CBS SF) — Bomb squad personnel determined a suspicious device that prompted the evacuation of a shopping center in San Ramon was not a threat late Tuesday morning, according to police.

Police received a call at 8 a.m. regarding a suspicious device in the area of 3110 Crow Canyon Place. Officers arrived at the location at 8:04 a.m. and evacuated people from the area, according to San Ramon police Capt. Denton Carlson.

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Police said on social media that the device was described to them as a “pressure cooker with exposed wires.”

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The Walnut Creek police dbomb squad was called to the scene to assess the device, San Ramon police wrote on Twitter around 10 a.m.

By about 11:30 a.m., the device was deemed safe. Streets were reopened and workers in nearby businesses that had been evacuated were able to return to their jobs.

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