Santa Monica officials evacuated the Santa Monica Pier after reports of a suspicious vehicle led to a bomb scare.
At around 4 p.m., the Santa Monica Police Department tweeted out the following warning:
Please avoid the #SantaMonicaPier until further notice due to police activity.
— Santa Monica Police (@SantaMonicaPD) September 11, 2017
Details are still sparse except that reports of suspicious vehicle parked on the south side of the Pier has prompted a response from the L.A. County Sheriff’s bomb squad. Follow Santa Monica Police Department or the city of Santa Monica’s twitter feeds for updates. Next will update as information becomes available.