LONG BEACH (CBSLA.com) — The Metro Blue Line resumed full service Thursday morning after authorities searched the parking lot near a transit stop in Long Beach in response to a report that a bomb had been placed in a car.

A section of Long Beach Boulevard was shut down and Metro Blue Line service was partly suspended, Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials said.

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Long Beach Boulevard between Spring and Willow Streets was shut down about 9 p.m. Wednesday because someone was overheard in the area talking about a bomb in a car parked at the Willow Street Blue Line Station, authorities said.

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Metro Blue Line service was suspended between Wardlow Road and Pacific Coast Highway at the same time, sheriff’s Transit Services Lt. H. Saucedo said. Service resume at 1:49 a.m.

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