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Police Respond to Explosion in Carlsbad

Police find a plastic bottle with an unknown liquid at the scene Saturday night.

Updated Monday

A plastic bottle filled with an unknown liquid exploded after being tossed from a vehicle in Carlsbad, which prompted authorities to call in a Hazmat unit, police officials said today.

Someone called police shortly before 10 p.m. Saturday and told police that an object thrown from a vehicle in the 6700 block of Camphor Place near Camino de las Ondas exploded and made a loud noise, police officials said. Responding officers found an opened plastic bottle with an unknown liquid spilling out in the roadway, authorities said. It was later deemed a destructive device.

 Fire and San Diego County Hazmat personnel were summoned to handle the liquid, police officials said. No one was injured and no damage was reported, police said. Police officials said the only suspect description was possibly a white SUV that sped off southbound on Camphor Place toward Camino de las Ondas. 

Anyone with information in the explosion was asked to call police.

–City News Service 

Gayle November 18, 2013 at 01:03 PM
your headline says that police responded to an explosion but according to your article there was no explosion but a potentially explosive device was found. REALLY?
Steve Wade December 11, 2013 at 01:24 PM
sensationalism
yourusmcboyelvises December 11, 2013 at 01:48 PM
what explosion I listened to this incident on the scanner and this is fake journalism or i.e a lie, just as the deletion of posts is just like being communist. No one really cares about this patch anyways town full of deadbeat wanna be writer hippes that want to be beach bunnies that need learn how to ride a board.

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