A bomb squad has been called in to investigate a device that was found to be "suspicious in nature" at Bel Aire Drive and Thompson Avenue, officials said.

The device was attached to a pole in the neighborhood, which has been closed off to passersby as a precaution, Glendale Police Sgt. Tom Lorenz said.

A supervisor with Glendale Water & Power didn’t recognize the device as something the utility uses, so Los Angeles County Sheriff's bomb squad was notified and is en route to examine the device, he added.

-- Veronica Rocha, Times Community News

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