San Francisco's Powell station reopens after suspicious package deemed safe

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 05:53PM
San Francisco and BART police have reopened the Powell Street station after a suspicious package found on the BART platform was deemed safe.


SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco and BART police have reopened the Powell Street station after getting a report of a suspicious package on the BART platform.


The Powell Street station was closed temporarily while San Francisco police responded to a report of a suspicious package inside.

BART and Municipal Railway subway trains were not allowed to enter the station and service was halted through the area, causing delays for riders.

Police issued a shelter-in-place order for the area shortly before 2:15 p.m. and closed Market Street between Fourth and Fifth streets.
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