HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Honolulu Police Department said an investigation is underway after a report of a possible explosive within a Honolulu home.
According to HPD, they were initially called for a separate incident between a 32-year-old female victim and a 39-year-old male suspect at a Hala Drive residence on Thursday.
The call came in at around 6 a.m. and by the time officers arrived the suspect had already fled the scene.
Police said when investigating the home they found what looked like an explosive device in the home and residents were evacuated along with six other adjacent units.
Bomb technicians were then called to the residence and by 10 a.m. they cleared the scene after confirming that the device was not explosive.
Police said they recovered what they call a “hoax device” and a firearm.
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HPD is searching for the suspect.