HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Huntsville police said they determined a suspicious device was not a bomb after an investigation on Mason Court Saturday morning.
The alert went out around 10:30 a.m. Police said a resident had called after finding the object, and police responded and set up a 500-feet perimeter.
Police said a bomb squad was on the scene and the immediate area was evacuated.
Authorities said they sent a robot in to take video of the object, and they determined it was a discarded metal cylinder, not a bomb.
The area is now clear.
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