A suspicious device found in a Haltom City neighborhood Wednesday morning was not a bomb, Haltom City police said.
The gadget was an electrical device with wiring, but it didn’t pose any threat, authorities said.
Initially, police received a report that the device described as a battery with tape on it and ticking was found in a central Haltom City neighborhood, police said.
A bomb squad was dispatched to the site in the 3500 block of Rita Lane in Haltom City, just blocks away from the Haltom City police station and City Hall.
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The device was found about 6:15 a.m.
Authorities had advised residents to stay indoors as bomb squad members investigated.