'Hazardous device' on South Congress prompts APD Bomb Squad response

The Austin Police Department's Bomb Squad says a found "hazardous device" was not an explosive device.

APD said just after 1:30 p.m. on April 25, the device was found at the intersection of South Congress Avenue and Wasson Road, near W. Stassney Lane.

APD updated just after 3:30 p.m. the item was confirmed not to be an explosive device and has been rendered safe. The scene has been cleared.

This is an isolated incident with no further threat to the public, said APD.