LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Operations resumed at Los Angeles International Airport Wednesday after a bomb squad determined a suspicious bag that was left within Terminal 4 was safe.
Around 11:00 a.m., airport police halted screening while authorities searched the terminal.READ MORE: Rain Expected Sunday Night Into Monday In Southland
Traffic was closed on the departures level while motorists were diverted to the arrivals level as an alternate route.READ MORE: Weekend Closure Of 101 Freeway Stretch Near DTLA Planned For Viaduct Project
“During the nearly 45 minute period of the incident, the west end of the check-in/ticketing lobby and the TSA security screening area of Terminal 4 were cleared of people,” said L.A. Airport Police Public Information Officer Robert Pedregon. “However, flight operations in all terminals, including T-4, continued to operate normally.”
Just before noon, airport police cleared the scene.MORE NEWS: CHP Issues Sig Alert After Fatal Crash On 101 Freeway
No injuries were reported.