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Police investigate suspicious device near business in east Las Vegas

Updated July 5, 2022 - 10:33 am

Las Vegas police were investigating a suspicious device found near a business in the eastern Las Vegas Valley early Tuesday.

Police spokesman Larry Hadfield said the device was located near a business on Tropicana Avenue near Nellis Boulevard.

“It is a suspicious item,” Hadfield said, adding “Our armor squad is on scene.”

A large congregation of officers were focusing their attention on an area just behind a NAPA Auto Parts store. Traffic was being impacted in the area. Both east and westbound traffic on Tropicana at Nellis was shut down.

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