SYLMAR ( — Authorities say police are clearing a scene in Sylmar following the discovery of a package that was later deemed harmless.

The incident unfolded about 2 p.m. Wednesday at Roxford Street and San Fernando Road after the train’s conductor saw someone running from the train.

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Shortly after, the conductor did a search and found an unusual device described as a yellow cylindrical container, according to CBS2’s Jennifer Kastner.

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Kastner said as a precaution the Los Angeles Police Department was notified, as well as the bomb squad. The device was subsequently determined to be a manifest container.

The incident had impacted rail service by Metrolink temporarily and, as of 4:30 p.m., the scene was being cleared.

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No further information was available.