San Ramon police say someone left a suspicious device that appears to be a pressure cooker with exposed wires in a parking lot on Aug. 13, 2019.

San Ramon Police Department

Bomb Squad Determines Suspicious Device Is Safe: Police

August 13, 2019 - 9:54 am

A bomb squad has determined that a suspicious package that was left in a San Ramon parking lot is safe, police said on Tuesday morning. 

The item, left near Crow Canyon Place, was a pressure cooker with exposed wires, according to San Ramon Police Capt. Denton Carlson. 

A witness called police after seeing someone leave the device and drive away, Carlson said. 

Police ordered evacuations before determining the device was not an explosive. 

A bomb squad from Walnut Creek used a robot and technician to examine the device.