Bomb-bot! | Photo courtesy HCSO.

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Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:

On June 4, 2020, at about 7:05 p.m., a community member contacted the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Emergency Communications Center to report a suspicious object discovered near the 5800 block of Myrtle Avenue in Freshwater.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team was dispatched to investigate. Utilizing an EOD robot, deputies x-rayed the object and determined the contents to be safe.

There is no perceived threat to the public at this time.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind the public that if you see something suspicious or out of place in your neighborhood, do not touch or move it, but contact your local law enforcement.