Powell Street BART station in SF reopened

SAN FRANCISCO

The object was found near Cyril Magnin and Market streets at 7:20 a.m., police said. A bomb squad was sent to the scene to investigate.

Police asked BART not to allow trains to run through the Powell Street station during the investigation, a BART employee said.

Trains in both directions were turned around before they reached Powell Street, and riders were advised to expect major delays.

Shortly before 8 a.m., streets reopened and BART service resumed through the area. A BART employee said there were still residual delays of about 15 minutes.

San Francisco Municipal Railway service was also affected.

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