Crime & Justice

All-clear given at LAX following suspicious item evacuation

Los Angeles International Airport on Nov. 1, 2013 in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles International Airport on Nov. 1, 2013 in Los Angeles.
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The ticketing area at Los Angeles International Airport's Terminal 1 was evacuated Tuesday afternoon after a report of a suspicious item in the terminal's screening area, according to a statement from Sgt. Belinda Nettles with the L.A. Airport Police. Police later gave the all-clear, CBS L.A. reports.

Airport Police responded to the report at about 3:45 p.m., according to Nettles. The screening checkpoint was temporarily closed.

The LAPD bomb squad was on the scene.