LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — An unattended bag at Los Angeles International Airport prompted the evacuation of a section of a terminal before a bomb squad gave the all-clear.

Passengers had been evacuated to the lower level of Terminal 8 at LAX because of the bag on Thursday afternoon.

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The incident unfolded near Gate 81 just before 5 p.m. after a person alerted airport police to the bag left in the men’s restroom.

The bag was deemed suspicious, according to authorities, and prompted the brief evacuation of passengers to the lower-level of Terminal 8.

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A bomb squad was dispatched and determined that the bag was not a threat just before 5:40 p.m.

The terminal was subsequently reopened to passengers.

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No further information was immediately available.