MONROVIA (CBSLA) – The sheriff’s bomb squad was at Metro’s Monrovia L Train — formerly the Gold Line — station this afternoon investigating a “suspicious item” found on a train.
The “suspicious item” was discovered on the train as it pulled into the station about 3:55 p.m., Sheriff’s Transit Services spokesman Ramon Montenegro said.READ MORE: Drenching Rain Forces Alisal Fire Burn Area Residents In Santa Barbara County To Evacuate
“It was suspicious enough to call the Arson/Explosives Detail,” Montenegro said.READ MORE: 'Supercharge' Storm Bringing Heavy Rainfall To Southland
The Monrovia station was evacuated and trains were stopping at the Duarte Station on the east and Arcadia station on the west, he said.MORE NEWS: 100-Foot-Tall Christmas Tree Arrives At The Grove
The item in question has since been rendered safe.