Explosion prompts business evacuations in Sherman Oaks

Explosion prompts business evacuations in Sherman Oaks

Some businesses were evacuated and the LAPD bomb squad was called in to investigate an explosion in Sherman Oaks Thursday night.

The blast happened around 7:30 p.m., prompting evacuations and street closures.

Cement debris covered the sidewalk where the explosion occurred.

LAPD was able to obtain surveillance video showing a man appearing to place a device on a cinder block.

Some cars were damaged but no one was injured.

Police are looking for the man in the video, but have no description at this time.

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