Posted: Dec 14, 2012 12:21 PM
Updated: Dec 14, 2012 12:24 PM
MCALLEN - The McAllen bomb squad responded to a report of a suspicious device, outside Dan Ramirez Elementary in Pharr.
Pharr officers said it's policy to call the bomb squad when checking on a suspicious device. Police and school officials state the children were never in danger. The school was not placed in lockdown; however, students were kept inside, as police conducted a search of the area.
We're told the suspicious device was not an explosive.
Traffic in the area was temporarily diverted. The scene has since been cleared.