Locals, travelers, and families were caught off-guard Wednesday morning when police and emergency vehicles closed the Harbor Boulevard entrance to the Disneyland Resort. ABC7 Eyewitness News Los Angeles is reporting that the closing was due to a suspicious device that caused a bomb scare.
Neither of the two parks nor any of hotels on the resort were evacuated, but the new Toy Story parking lot transportation buses stopped running until the route was cleared.
Police and emergency officials deemed the material harmless about an hour later a reopened the entrance.
The resort remains open and active, with visitors bustling about the event. One visitor posted this on MiceChat.com: "Yep. Bomb scare. someone left a package over by the buses. All clear now!!! probably just a little old lady left a backpack full of rotten sandwiches." (CMHusband, MiceChat.com). Other visitors claimed a suspicious vehicle parked near the Harbor entrance was to blame, but officials clarified and visitors reported that "I believe it was a suspicious device in or around Disneyland, not a suspicious vehicle on Harbor."
No injuries were reported and the parks are fully-open to visitors.
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