L.A. police evacuate Westfield Century City

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LOS ANGELES — One of this city’s most popular malls was being evacuated by police Friday after a man was reportedly seen with a gun and a suspicious package was found.

Los Angeles police officers swarmed the Westfield Century City Mall on the city’s tony Westside shortly after 1 p.m PT. Shoppers were seen running from stores, which include such upscale department stores as Nordstrom and Bloomingdale’s.

Officers emphasized that no shots had been fired and it was not considered an active shooter situation.

Police confirmed the bomb squad was on the scene.

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