• BREAKING NEWS San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee passes away at the age of 65
  • LIVE VIDEO Police gather for procession of Ed Lee from Zuckerberg SF General Hospital
  • LIVE VIDEO Officials hold press conference after San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee passes away

Toy hand grenade prompts closure of Terminal 2 at SFO

SFFD arrives at Terminal 2 at San Francisco International Airport to investigate a suspicious object on Sunday, August 23, 2015. (chessninja/Twitter)

SFO officials say a suspicious item that prompted the closure of Terminal 2 Sunday has been cleared.

Officials say TSA security screeners found a toy hand grenade inside a passenger's bag around 12:30 p.m. at a checkpoint and thought it looked suspicious, so the bomb squad was dispatched.

Officials cleared the suspicious item and reopened the terminal shortly after 2 p.m.

The man who owns the bag is being questioned.

Passengers who were flying out of Terminal 2 had been told to screen at Terminal 1, which was causing major delays.


Related Topics:
airlineairline industrysuspicious objectSan Francisco International Airport
(Copyright ©2017 KGO-TV. All Rights Reserved.)

Load Comments