Bomb squad detonates device outside Seattle FBI office

SEATTLE -- Several streets in downtown Seattle near Third and Seneca were reopened after 5 a.m. Monday after a bomb squad destroyed a suspicious device an FBI office.

Federal security agents reported the device about 2:30 a.m. and the Seattle police bomb squad used a robot to destroy it with a controlled blast.

FBI spokeswoman Ayn Dietrich said the device turned out to be a flashlight with a red LED. There was nothing hazardous and she said the department did not recieve any threats related to the package.

The building is not marked as an FBI field office and there's no indication whether the device was left on the sidewalk accidentally or intentionally.