The device was detonated by an L.A. County Sheriff's Department bomb squad, and the woman was okay.
It all started ...... last night when the woman was kidnapped at her home and held by the captives until morning, according to what authorities told City News Service.
FBI Agents, including bomb technicians, have responded with Los Angeles County Sheriff's investigators to a bank robbery at Bank of America, located at 941 S. Atlantic, East Los Angeles, before which a bank employee was allegedly kidnapped to carry out the robbery. A device left on the bank employee's person was rendered safe by a Sheriff's bomb squad and further investigation is ongoing, to include search for suspects.It's not clear if the bomb was real, but it seems that it wasn't. Deputy Guillermina Saldana told us the bomb squad was still there early this afternoon. Frantic and scared, the victim was unharmed. Authorities appeared to be searching for two robbers. [With reporting from City News Service / @dennisjromero / email@example.com / @LAWeeklyNews]