Metro Trains Bypass Takoma Station Due to Suspicious Package | NBC4 Washington

Metro Trains Bypass Takoma Station Due to Suspicious Package

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    Metro trains on the Red Line temporarily bypassed the Takoma station in Northwest D.C. as officials investigated a suspicious package.

    An item was left unattended on the platform, Metro Transit Police said about 9:40 p.m. Friday. Someone spotted the item about 9 p.m. and contacted authorities. The package was being scanned as of 9:50 p.m.

    Metro said about 10:05 p.m. that the package was determined to not have been a threat, and service was resumed. 

    Stay with News4 for more details on this developing story.