No bomb in backpack left in restroom at Kaiser Modesto Medical Center

local@modbee.comMay 14, 2013 

— A backpack left in a restroom at Kaiser Modesto Medical Center resulted in a call to the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department bomb squad.

Someone found the backpack in a restroom Tuesday morning, Modesto police Sgt. Rick Applegate said.

Authorities called the bomb squad and closed off the third floor of the hospital as a precautionary measure.

The backpack was found to have clothes in it, Applegate said. The scene was cleared by noon.

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