Bomb scare shuts down 3 blocks

LAREDO, TX Laredo Fire Department spokesman Eloy Vega said the area was reopened Monday afternoon after being closed for several hours. Vega said the object was found at the Webb County Justice Center and taken away in a bomb container.

Vega said he could not immediately provide more details about what was found.

The bomb scare began around 9:30 a.m. and shut down Laredo's city hall and another county government building. Vega said the buildings and streets were reopened shortly after 2 p.m.

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