Bomb scare sparked by suspicious device in NC ambulance

Hazmat crews and a bomb squad determined there was no threat; investigators are trying to determine how the object got inside the rig

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Emergency officials have cleared the scene at Carolinas Medical Center early Wednesday morning after a suspicious device was found in an ambulance.

Hazmat crews and a bomb squad were on the scene at the ER working with officials to determine if a device found in an ambulance was a threat. Around 6:30 a.m., officials were able clear the scene and determine the device found was not a threat.

The incident did not disrupt the ER at the hospital, officials said. Officials are still investigating who put the object in the ambulance and how long it was there.

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