Bomb squad receives false alarm in Canyon Country 

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The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station. Courtesy of the city of Santa Clarita.

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials confirmed that a call for the bomb squad Friday in Canyon Country was a false alarm. 

Deputies received a call around 8:30 a.m. near the intersection of Ermine Street and Langside Avenue, regarding what was reported as a possible grenade. 

The department’s explosives experts were called to the scene to make the official determination that it was a plastic toy, according to officials. 

The scene was cleared around 11 a.m., according to Deputy Jose Gomez of the SCV Sheriff’s Station.  

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