LAX Traffic Restrictions Lifted Following Reported Bomb Threat

LOS ANGELES ( — A suspected bomb threat Tuesday prompted authorities to divert traffic from the lower-level roadway through Los Angeles International Airport for about two hours, resulting in a massive backup.

Police received a report of the bomb threat at 2:05 p.m., according to Katherine Alvarado of Los Angeles World Airports.

Crews from Airport Police, the FBI,  the Los Angeles Police Department bomb squad and the L.A. Fire Department responded to the situation.

The investigation continued into Tuesday evening.

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