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‘Suspicious Package’ At LAX Deemed Safe

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textalerts180 Suspicious Package At LAX Deemed Safe

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A “suspicious package” discovered at Los Angeles International Airport Tuesday afternoon has been deemed safe.

Detectives responded to Terminal 1 at 3:45 p.m.

The screening checkpoint was temporarily closed and the terminal ticketing area was evacuated while authorities, including the bomb squad, investigated.

The terminal was given the “all-clear” shortly before 5 p.m.

(©2014 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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