A call to 911 warning of a bomb in a gasoline station in the centre of Cartago had authorities scurrying Saturday night.

114512_620According to Carlos Villalobos of the Fuerza Publica (police), due to the call protocols were activated, that kept the gasoline station closed for more than three hours.

Customers and employees were removed quickly from the premises and bystanders kept a distance in the event of an explosion.

After a careful review, no explosive device was found. The call, apparently, was a hoax.

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