BART trains stopping in Walnut Creek again after service halted due to police activity

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BART trains are once again moving through the Walnut Creek Station after police activity closed the station Wednesday afternoon. (KGO-TV)

BART trains are once again stopping at the Walnut Creek station after a station closure Wednesday afternoon because of someone threatening to jump off of the platform, an agency spokesman.

The incident began at around 1:30 p.m. and BART police have responded to negotiate with the person and deescalate the situation, BART spokesman Taylor Huckaby said.

The station has been closed for hours, but as of 4:15 p.m. trains began passing through one side of the station without stopping, and began moving through both sides shortly after 5 p.m. Trains began stopping at the station around 5:40 p.m.

Parallel bus service is running between Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek and Lafayette. Passengers headed to Walnut Creek will need to use the bus bridge. Passengers should speak to station agents to be directed to the buses, he said.

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