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Pressure Cooker Causes Bomb Scare at Grocery Store

Published On: Apr 22 2013 03:24:25 PM CDT
Updated On: Apr 22 2013 09:51:28 PM CDT
RED BLUFF, Calif. -

Belle Mill Road in Red Bluff was shut down Monday afternoon due to a bomb scare. 

According to Red Bluff police, a pressure cooker was left in front of Food Maxx around 10:45 a.m. at the Belle Mill Landing shopping center. Employees found the pressure cooker and put it into a shopping cart and moved it away from the building to the parking lot.

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Shasta County Bomb Squad robot

The Shasta County Bomb Squad was called to the incident and used a robot to view and x-ray the device. The bomb squad found nothing inside of the pressure cooker.

The woman who left the pressure cooker in front of the store has been identified and questioned. Her name is not being released.