SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Reports of a suspicious object at the Westfield Mall in Carlsbad turned out to be a 'hoax device', officials said.

The discovery was reported shortly after 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

As a precaution, voluntary evacuations took place in parts of the Mall, fire officials said.

The device was found in a men's restroom in the mall.

The bomb squad will be checking security camera footage.

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