The Beverly Center, a mall in Los Angeles, was evacuated Sunday afternoon. Panicked shoppers took to Twitter.

https://twitter.com/Joanna_Lundeen/status/315918631689142272

https://twitter.com/mrsgeazy/status/315918253576818689

Twitchy will monitor for any further updates.

Update: News outlets are reporting that a suspicious package was found.

Rapper YG and Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Rey Maualuga were caught up in the madness.

Update:

An LAPD bomb squad robot has been sent into the parking structure to “water blast” the suspicious package.

https://twitter.com/mrsgeazy/statuses/315943748062310400

https://twitter.com/KFINEWS/status/315956136010469376

https://twitter.com/mariegtracy/status/315952952785391619

https://twitter.com/mariegtracy/status/315954527964626944

https://twitter.com/mariegtracy/status/315956041500196864

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https://twitter.com/mariegtracy/status/315961131732725760

https://twitter.com/KFINEWS/status/315963302289223683

The Beverly Center will reportedly not reopen today.

https://twitter.com/mariegtracy/status/315961935994683393

Update:

KTLA reporter Sarah Welch reports that LAPD may allow the mall to reopen later today.

Update:

The Beverly Center evacuation has been lifted.

So, was there a bomb? According to one reporter, the LAPD says the “suspicious” briefcase had not-so-suspicious contents and the mall has reopened.

Back to business as usual.

We will continue to monitor this situation and update with further developments.