The Massapequa office of the state Department of Motor Vehicles was evacuated Thursday afternoon after a bomb threat was called in for a suspicious item that turned out to be a laptop computer, authorities said.

The laptop had been left in the lobby and there were no explosives found, a Nassau police spokesman said.

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State and Nassau police, including its bomb squad, had responded to the DMV office at the Carmans Plaza Shopping Center shortly after the call came in about 4:20 p.m.

The state office was evacuated, along with nearby stores, Nassau police siad.