Bomb squad called to Izzy's in NE Portland

Bomb squad called to Izzy's in NE Portland

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by Evan Sernoffsky

kgw.com

Posted on September 9, 2012 at 10:05 AM

Updated Sunday, Sep 9 at 10:08 AM

Portland-- Police evacuated an Izzy’s restaurant in Northeast Portland Saturday afternoon after someone noticed a suspicious object that looked like a bomb.

The device, which authorities described as a cylinder with wires coming out, was in a shopping cart near the restaurant at Northeast 102nd Avenue and Northeast Halsey Street.

The bomb squad sent a robot in to remove the device and the scene was cleared before 5 p.m.

No one was injured and authorities were investigating.

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