LAPD Bomb Squad Clears Suspicious Item on Hollywood Christmas Parade Route
The area is the starting spot for the parade.
The Los Angeles Police Department Bomb Squad responded to a suspicious item near the start of the 84th annual Hollywood Christmas Parade route.
At around 1:30 p.m., authorities were notified about the item at Hollywood Boulevard and Orange Drive, near the TCL Chinese Theatre, said a department spokeswoman.
The area is the starting spot for the parade, which was set to kick off at 5 p.m.
By 6 p.m., the item was cleared, police said.