A section of Auburn Boulevard was closed to traffic this evening after Citrus Heights police responded to a report of a suspicious device next to a bus stop.
The device was reported about 6:58 p.m. in the 6000 block of Auburn Boulevard. The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department's explosive ordinance disposal unit was called to the location and rendered the device safe, according to a Police Department news release.
Police said no specific threats were made regarding the device and detectives are investigating the incident.
Auburn Boulevard was closed to traffic in all directions between Shadow Lane and Manzanita Avenue. The roadway has since reopened.
Anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or who has any information regarding a suspect or suspects, is asked to call the Citrus Heights Police Department at (916) 727-5500.