UPDATE: Las Vegas police say that the possible explosive device was a novelty or toy grenade and there was no threat. Everyone was allowed to return to the area around 11:45 p.m.
Las Vegas police investigated reports of a possible explosive device Wednesday evening.
Police received reports of the device inside a vehicle around 8 p.m. in the 4400 block of East Bonanza Road, near Lamb Boulevard.
As a precaution, businesses on the southeast corner were evacuated and Bonanza Road and Lamb Boulevard was shut down for about 3 hours. Police left the scene shortly before midnight.
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